Billy Carl Hale, 56 of Sanford died Saturday, January 19, 2019 in Sanford.
Funeral services will be 2:30 pm Saturday, January 26, 2019 at Grace Church in Borger. Burial will be in Westlawn Memorial Park under the direction of Minton Chatwell Funeral Directors of Borger.
Billy was born to Billy Earl and Nora Ruth (Rea) Hale. He was a longtime resident of Borger and Sanford area. He served on the Borger Fire Department as a Captain retiring in 2000. He loved to rodeo in his younger days where he was a rodeo clown. He loved to make people laugh.
He is preceded in death by parents and an aunt Ora Rea.
Surviving is his children Trey Hale of Amarillo; Daughter Sharley Grady and husband Taylor of Amarillo. The children’s mother D’Anna Hale of Sanford. One grandchild on the way.
Hadn't seen Billy in a while, but he was lots of fun! Great sense of humor! May God Bless you and your family Billy! To Billy's So sorry for your loss!
Jinda Rice LanhamGuymon, OK
God Bless you Billy Earl. You were something else. No other could word things the way you did. I’ll miss you forever. I’m Blessed to have had you in my life as my friend and for that I am grateful. I will hold all the good times close so not to forget them. See your onery self on the other side.
Lynne ParrishDalhart, TX
Billy, dear high school classmate, your fantastic dry sense of humor during Summer Government in 1979 made the time enjoyable. Thank you for protecting the people and those you loved. It is a privilege to hold positive happy memories of you in my heart. My condolences to your family and to your community. Godspeed.
Debbie (Fite) EngelMaple Grove, MN
Billy you where such a good friend you would always make me laugh so hard we had such good times. You will be missed my dear friend . My thoughts go out to his family and friends. I know you will keep heaven laughing.RIPmydear friend😢
Deana BuchananSeguin, TX
Billy was a great friend of mine for many years, we had LOTS of laughs together, so much fun to be around. I will truly miss this guy, he was one in a million....
Ronny Jack StidhamHartley, TX
You will be greatly missed. Your stories could brighten anyones day and sure put a smile on a face along with a good laugh. Lots of good memories. My prayers are with your the family, God Bless. RIP
Steve bukacekEnid, OK
I knew Billy for years. He was a good guy and he will be missed. Prayers for his family during this sad time.
Natalie RawlinsBorger, TX
Heaven has gained an angel! Billy Earl was a true friend and will be greatly missed. God Speed My Dear Friend
Lee Ann Tucker CookBorger, TX
You will be missed greatly cuz. I have some wonderful family memories of growing up with you. Your smile and kind heart will be missed by all. You touched my life in so many ways. Love Ya.
Cheryl Murphy McMullanGruver, TX
Dear Hale family I am so sorry for your loss. I have known Billy since we was 7 years old and he has always been a great friend and I will miss him dearly. God Bless.
Danny OttCanton, MS
Our thoughts and prayers are with you guys at your time of loss. He sure will be missed.
Cecil & Dee Dee FryrearSanford, TX
He will be missed by so many. God bless the family. You are all in my thoughts and prayers.
Sarah HerronFritch, TX
You were such a special friend who will never be forgotten! The laughter you brought into our lives is embedded in our smiles when we think of you. The mold was definitely broken when God made you Carry on the laughter and joy in Heaven until we get there! Fridays will never be the same! 😘
Jim Bob and Pam TroutBorger, TX
You where always a joy to be around. You could make a sad person happy. We’ll always keep you with us in everything we do. Tell we meet again my Friend
Gracie RossBorger, TX
He will always be the funniest person I'll ever know...RIP
Renee LaneyBorger, TX
Loved you lots Billy. Will always remember that smile and laugh.
Terri McWilliams ConeSkellytwon, TX
Prayers for comfort to the family. He was a good friend and I have had many great laughs and lots of great times with Billy Earl. Thank you for the memories Billy. I’ll miss him greatly! I love you Billy Earl...Nadine.
Karen FelkerBorger, TX
So sorry for your loss. He was one of a kind.I hope he is in heaven dancing with my mom. Mama Faye is what he called her.
Tammy Neasbitt FosterCanyon, TX
Billy you are so missed, RIP friend and prayers to your children and loved ones..
Lorna /Bobby WadeFritch, TX