BENTON, Ky. - Hershel C. Haley, age 87 of Calvert City, KY passed away Monday, September 30, 2013, at 10:47 p.m. at Baptist Health in Paducah, KY. Born Monday, December 14, 1925 in Corith, MS, he was retired from Iron Workers local 782 in Paducah, KY., he was a member of F and AM Lodge in Calvert City where he had received his 50 year pin. He proudly served his country during World War II as a Cpl. in the United States Marine Corps. He was a member of First Baptist Church in Calvert City, KY.
He is survived by his wife of 66 years, Doris A. (Noles) Haley of Calvert City, KY., three daughters, Phyllis O'Bryan, husband John 'Tommy' of Calvert City, KY, Debra Dowdy, husband John 'Randy' of Kevil, KY and Reah Ivey, husband David of Calvert City, KY, two sisters, Margret Dovie Jarvis of Reidland, KY and Glenda Sue Gough of Hickory, KY; five grandchildren; Richard O'Bryan of Sharpe, KY., Brandon Gillham of Calvert City, KY., Russell Armstrong of Benton, KY., Misty Reynolds of Hendersonville, TN., and Amanda Elder of Paducah, KY., seven great-grandchildren and three great great-grandchildren also survive.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Elijah Haley and Martha (Johnson) Haley., two brothers, Bobby Neal Haley and E.V. Haley, Jr..
Funeral services will be held Thursday, October 3, 2013 at 1:00 p.m. in the chapel of the Collier Funeral Home located at 211 West 5th St. Benton, KY 42025. Rev. Bruce Watts and Rev. Jim Ewing will officiate. Interment with military honors are to follow the service in the Marshall Co. Memory Gardens, Benton, KY.
Friends may visit with the family from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM on Wednesday, October 2, 2013, at Collier Funeral Home, Benton, KY.
The family asks that memorial contributions may be sent to Alzheimer's Association of Greater Ky and Southern Indiana, Kaden Tower, 6100 Dutchmans LN Suite 401 Louisville, KY 40205.
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