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George E. Hale

January 2, 1940 - August 25, 2015

George E. Hale, 75 of East Liverpool passed away on Tuesday, August 25, 2015 at Southwoods Surgical Hospital in Youngstown.

He was born in East Liverpool on January 2, 1940 a son to the late Goffney Lee and Myrtle Irene (Richardson) Hale. George was a graduate of East Liverpool High School where he played football his whole high school career. He also attended The Ohio State University where he played football with the late Woody Hayes, he also played for the former Wheeling Ironman and the Akron Bulldogs. George worked as a Letter Carrier for the US Postal Service and was a Veteran of the United States Army serving as a Paratrooper for the 101st Airborne.

He is survived by two sons: Paul Hale of Egg Harbor Township, NJ and George E. Hale Jr. of Honolulu, Hawaii; two daughters: Shana M. Garland of San Diego, CA and Julie Petricko of Palm Bay, FL; a step-daughter: Tonia Agin of Schoolcraft, MI; two sisters, eight grandchildren and three great grandchildren.

Per Mr. Hale’s wishes no calling hours or services are planned. The Calcutta Chapel of the Martin MacLean Altmeyer Funeral Homes has been entrusted with his arrangements.

Friends and family may view this obituary, sign the guest book or send condolences online by visiting the funeral homes Facebook page or by visiting the funeral home’s new website

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