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Melvin Dale Hale

March 20, 1946 — September 27, 2020

Melvin D. Hale, age 74, of Madisonville, KY and formerly of Dawson Springs, KY passed away on Sunday, September 27, 2020 at Hillside Center, Madisonville, KY. Mr. Hale was born on March 20, 1946 in Dawson Springs, KY to the late James Bernice Hale and Clara Helen McGregor Hale. Mr. Hale was a graduate of a technical school where he earned a degree in forestry. Additionally, he served his country in the United States Army and he worked as a stationary fireman for the State of Kentucky for 14 years prior to his retirement.

He is survived by his loving wife, Myrtle Ann Evans Hale of Madisonville, KY and one son, Jason (Michelle) Hale of Madisonville, KY.

Mr. Hale was preceded in death by his parents; a still born daughter, Emily Mae Hale, and three brothers, William Shelby Hale, James E. Hale and Darrell M. Hale.

Visitation for Mr. Melvin D. Hale will be Tuesday, September 29, 2020, from 11:00 AM CST until the funeral hour at 3:00 PM CST at Beshear Funeral Home, Dawson Springs, KY, 201 N. Main St., Dawson Springs, KY 42408 with Rev. Eric Nelson officiating. The Hopkins County Veterans Honor Guard will provide a military honor guard service prior to burial after the funeral service at Dunn Cemetery. Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to: Dunn Cemetery Board, c/o Beverly Gray, Treasurer, 200 Union Temple Rd., St. Charles, KY 42453. In an effort to deter the spread of covid-19, face masks and social distancing will be required. Mr. Hale’s service will be streamed live on Beshear Funeral Home Facebook beginning at 3:00 PM CST on September 29, 2020. (To view: “Google” beshearfuneralhomefacebook and select “videos” among the menu options). Pallbearers include Zachary Evans, Stuart Hale, Caydon Bean, Brandon Martin, Frank Evans and his son, Jason Hale.

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Tuesday, September 29, 2020

3:00 - 4:00 pm (Central time)

Beshear Funeral Home

, Dawson Springs, KY 42408

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