Roy C. (Charles) Hale 73, a former postmaster at Echo, Oregon died at his home here Tuesday. He was born Aug. 23, 1893, in St. Paul, Ark.
He had been a Hermiston resident 31 years and until his retirement a few years ago owned and operated Hales Tavern and Sporting Goods. Before that he was postmaster at Echo for 14 years.
He was a charter member of the Hermiston Elks Club.
Survivors are his widow, Gladys, Hermiston; a son, Charles, Benton City, Wash.; a daughter, Claudine Shone (Schoen), Idaho Falls, Idaho; two brothers, Lee Hale, Hoodsport, Wash., and Floyd Hale, Lamito, Calif.; a sister, Katie Cunha, Echo, and six grandchildren.
Burns Mortuary is in charge of arrangements. Funeral notice is in tonight’s paper.
The Hermiston Herald
Contributed by: Betty Hale and Gary Jaensch