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Monday, August 28, 2023
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Teddy (Ted) Hale, 83 of Tecumseh, passed away on Thursday, Agust 24, 2023 in Shawnee, Oklahoma. Ted was born on May 3, 1940 in Shawnee, Oklahoma to Ira and Lilly Lorean (Hendley) Hale. He was raised in Shawnee and lived the last 13 years in Tecumseh.
When Tedy was 16, he enlisted in the United States Marine Corps. Following his time in the service, Ted worked off and on in the oil fields for 25 years. However, for the last 30 years, Ted worked as a barber at his own barber shop in Madill, Oklahoma retiring in 2019.
He enjoyed hunting, shooting guns, riding back country roads, and enjoying time with his family, especially his grandkids.
Ted was preceded in death by his grandparents, parents, siblings, Dolores Martindale, Billy Clyde Hale, and Helen Gross, children, Ricky Wayne “Bones” Deatherage and Teddy Brent Hale, and his grandson, Robert Paul Deatherage.
Ted is survived by his wife, LaDon Hale of the home, his children, Terri Thompson of Shawnee, OK, Cheryl and Steve Murdock of Tecumseh, OK, Angela Hale of Shawnee, OK, Dusty Hale of Tecumseh, OK and Kelly Buchanan of San Antonio, TX, many grandchildren, especially his granddaughters, Kandi and C.J., several great-grandkids, nieces, nephews, and other extended family members and friends.
A graveside ceremony will be held on Monday, August 28, 2023 at 2:00 pm at Fairview Cemetery.