Memorial Services for Dudley were held 10:00 AM, Thursday, March 29, 2012 at Southern Arizona Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Sierra Vista, AZ. Full military honors where accorded.
A wake is scheduled to be held at the home of Dudley and Dian in Tucson, AZ March 29—31 to celebrate Dudley’s rich life of friendship, story and adventure. Feel free to stop by and share in the celebration of his life. Beer, whiskey and rocketage are always welcomed guests of honor.
In lieu of flowers, consider a donation made on behalf of Dudley G. Hale to the charitable Veterans organization of your choice.
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Southern Arizona Veterans Memorial Cemetery
1300 Buffalo Soldier Trail
Sierra Vista, AZ 85635
‘Caus havin’ a lot won’t weigh you down.
Travelin’ Lite by Max Stalling
Dudley’s favorite color: PURPLE
Start Wearing Purple by Gogol Bordello
*Filmed after Dudley had undergone two strokes making it tricky to remember—let alone play chords in his signature right-hand guitar flipped upside-down playing style. A true sight to behold.
In 2005 we took vacation down to Mexico in Dudley’s beat up RV. Every time Dudley is on camera he steals the show—imagine that.\r\n\r\n
Dudley Gaylord Hale passed away on March 25th, 2012 at 6:00 AM. He died at his home in Tucson, Arizona surrounded by loved ones. He mattered because he was loved—and he mattered to the last moment of his life.