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Guy J Hale

December 7, 1939 ~ May 28, 2022 (age 82)

Obituary

Surrounded by his loving family, and kitty Sylvester, Dr. Guy J. Hale, 82, of Fort Myers, FL, ascended to heaven at 12:24 A.M. Saturday, May 28, 2022. 
He was born on December 7, 1939, in Greencastle, IN. 
Guy was wed to Linda J. Doughty on April 25, 1964, in Tarkio, MO; they shared in wedded bliss for 48 years. Guy and Linda retired to Fort Myers in 2005, after 40 years of residence in Terre Haute, IN. 
Guy graduated from Indiana State University with a B.A. and continued on to receive a M.S Degree from the University of Missouri and Doctorate from Indiana University.  He taught Mathematics and Computer Science at Indiana State University (ISU) for 36 years. 
He was one of the primary designers of the original Computer Science major at ISU, developed the microcomputer lab within the Mathematics & Computer Science programs, and co-authored numerous textbooks on mathematics and computer programming.  
Guy received the Caleb Mills Distinguished Teaching Award and dedicated a major part of his life to the teaching profession.  
He was a long-time member of the Masonic Grand Lodge, Shriners, and Scottish Rite. Some of his other interests included: travel, going to the beach, reading, and cars/mechanics. After retiring to Florida, he tremendously enjoyed relaxing and walking on the beach. Throughout his entire life, he was very fond of animals and considered his pets as part of his family. 
Guy was survived by daughter April J. Chroniak, San Antonio, TX; daughter Nicole J. Hale, Fort Myers, FL; grandson Samuel H. Chroniak, San Antonio, TX; and his beloved cat Sylvester (i.e. his “little buddy”), Fort Myers, FL.. Guy was preceded in eternal rest by his beloved wife Linda and parents Lester Wayne and Eva Mae Hale of Terre Haute, IN.. 
Visitation is being held on Sunday, June 5, 2022, from 2:00 – 3:00 P.M. Funeral services are scheduled for Sunday, June 5, at 3:00 P.M. Both the visitation and funeral will be at the Newkirk Funeral Home, 8195 E. Main St., Dugger, IN. The interment will follow at Mount Moriah Cemetery near Dugger, IN.. The service will be officiated by Judith Hatt, and a special remembrance will be offered by Debbie Silverberg Amigo. 
 

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Services

Visitation
Sunday
June 5, 2022

2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Newkirk's Funeral Home
8195 E Main Street
Dugger, Indiana 47848

Funeral Service
Sunday
June 5, 2022

3:00 PM
Newkirk's Funeral Home
8195 E Main Street
Dugger, Indiana 47848

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