81 year old Billy D. Hale died Thursday at the Webb House Retirement Center. He was a brick mason, a member of the Cave Springs Missionary Baptist Church, and he attended the Mt. Moriah Baptist Church. Hale served in the Army during the Korean Conflict. The funeral will be Sunday at 2:00 p.m. at DeKalb Funeral Chapel. Tim Pelham will officiate and burial will be in Salem Cemetery. Visitation will be Saturday from 11:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m. and Sunday from 9:00 a.m. until the service at 2:00 p.m. Hale was preceded in death by his spouse, Bobbie Stacy Hale; parents, Andrew and Mary Hale; brothers, Ray, Reed, and Elmer Hale; and sisters, Ethel Mae Gilley and Callie Mathis. Survivors include daughters, Kathy and husband Bill Nokes of Pea Ridge and Debora and husband Elvis Pedigo of Smithville. Grandchildren, Wesley and wife Samantha Nokes of Smithville, Corey and wife Rebecca Pedigo of Huntsville, Alabama, and Natasha Nokes of Bradyville. Great grandchild, Lakelynn Anderson of Bradyville. Sister-in-law, Jean Newbell of Lebanon. Several nieces and nephews also survive. DeKalb Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.