Roy C. Hale, 73, a former postmaster at Echo, died at his home here Tuesday.
He was born Aug., 23, 1892, in St. Paul, Ark.
He had been a Hermiston resident 31 years and until his retirement a few years ago owned and operated Hale’s 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 Shoen, 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