Samuel F. Haley
Samuel F. Haley, 76, of Odell died 6:15 a.m. Nov. 8, 2002, at
Midwest Kidney Center in Pontiac. He worked for Caterpillar of
30 years, retiring in 1982 as a quality assurance manager.
Mr. Haley was born May 17, 1926, in Mt. Vernon to Samuel and
Mame (Nelson) Haley. He married Leona Mamer June 5, 1943, in
Hopkinsville, Ky.; she died Sept. 30, 1993.
Funeral services will be held 3 p.m. Sunday at Duffy Funeral
Home in Odell. Pastor Don Leonard will officiate. After the
service, he will be cremated and graveside service will be held 3 p.m.
Nov. 17 at Hopewell Cemetery in Mt. Vernon.
Mr. Haley is survived by three sons, Sam H. Haley and wife Gloria
of Odell, Bill J. Haley and wife Paula of Houston and Mike W. Haley
and wife Chris of Wauseon, Ohio; a daughter-in-law, Lynn Haley of
Broson, Fla.; two brothers, Wayne Haley and wife Tola of Dwight and
Wilbur Haley and wife Vivian of Mt. Vernon; two sisters, Dorothy Jean
Martin and Mary Louise Runnels; five grandchildren, John Haley and
wife Kenna of Pontiac, Jim Haley and wife Sue of Odell, Tammi Fulk and
husband Tim of Mt. Carmel, Ron Haley of Davie, Fla., and Adam Haley and
wife Jennifer of Houston; and seven great-grandchildren.
He was a member of the Nazarene Church of Pontiac. He was a graduate
of Bluford High School.
Mr. Haley was preceded in death by his parents; one son, Ronald S.
Haley; a brother, Lee Haley; and a sister, Virginia Lemay.
Hughey Funeral home is in charge of local arrangements, where you may
call at 242-3348 for obituary information at any time.
Submitted by: Ken Richardson