D. Bob Hale, 79, passed away Oct. 8, 2018. Bob is preceded in death by his wife Cathy Hale; brothers Larry and Jerry Hale. He is survived by his children Liz Osborne (Howard) and Rob James Hale; siblings June Paton, Janice Smith, Karen Tessaro, Dana Smith, Jeff Hale and Bill Hale, step mother DeAun Hoon, grandchildren Melissa and Jeremy Osborne.
Bob was born Jan. 22, 1939 in Wichita, Kansas to William Ola Hale Sr. and Elnora Woodward. He attended Wichita State University, receiving a B.A. in accounting and later became a CPA.
He was a partner with David B. Higdon at Higdon & Hale CPA firm since its inception in 1977. Upon retirement he enjoyed spending time with his family and friends, a fun night out, and had a great love for audio books.
He will be greatly missed by all. Services to be announced in the near future.