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Obituary for Joe Haley, Sr.

Joe Haley, Sr. age 82 of Clarksville, passed away Friday, December 4, 2020, at home from ALS.

A Celebration of Life will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, December 10, 2020, at Hilldale Baptist Church with Dr. Larry Robertson officiating. Burial will follow at Resthaven Memorial Gardens.

The family will receive friends on Thursday from 10 a.m. until the hour of service at the church.

Joe was born on July 1, 1938 in Trenton, Ky to the late JD Haley and Myrtle Haley. Mr. Haley retired from Clarksville Montgomery County School System and worked at Perkins and Miller and Keller Williams Realty. He was a member of Hilldale Baptist Church, where he served as a Deacon and Trustee, and taught a Life Group Class for over fifty years. Joe was a member of the American Heart Association, member and past President of Clarksville Civitan Club, a little league coach for Clarksville American Indians, and was also a Kentucky Colonel. Joe was the past President of Clarksville Wildcat Club and Clarksville Little League Football Club.

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his sisters, Barbara Ann Haley, Patty Cook and Joyce Mayes.

Survivors include his wife of 62 years, Ruth Dean Haley; son, Joey Haley, and his wife, Cheryl; daughters, Cindy Pitts, and her husband, Mayor Joe Pitts, Angie Thomas, and her husband, John; sisters, Margie Davis, Bessie Mosley, Linda (Maurice) Chester, Edith (Bobby) Peacher; sister-in-law, Ruby Dean Price, fourteen grandchildren, and twenty-three great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be grandsons: Joe Crass, Jostin Crass, Jacob Crass, Josh Haley, Stephen Thomas, Nick Pitts, Ryan Pitts, and Nick Gonzalez. Honorary pallbearers will be members of Joe Haley Life Group.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Hilldale Baptist Church Christmas Store, 2001 Madison Street, Clarksville, TN 37043.

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