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Longtime Homer resident Dale C. Haley, 59, died Aug. 22, 2007, at his home.
A private family service was held.
Mr. Haley was born Jan. 28, 1948, to William Calvin and Roberta Louise (Hanger) Haley in Stockton, Calif. He graduated from Del Campo High School in Sacramento, Calif. Mr. Haley moved to Anchorage in 1975 and was the owner of Arctic Music Co. from 1976 to 1994. In 1995, he moved to Homer, where he owned the Bay Vending Co. from 1995 to 2007. Mr. Haley also obtained a 100-ton vessel master license. He had a lifelong interest in softball and coached many Little League teams. He was a Glacier Pilots box seat holder.
"Dale will be remembered as a bright light in the lives of those who knew him," his family wrote. "He was a man of many activities and talents, who loved boating and the outdoors. Dale got immense enjoyment from the many Labrador retrievers he kept as companions through the years. His family is grateful to have loved him and had him in their lives. Dale has been a blessing to all of us."
Mr. Haley was preceded in death by his father, William Haley, and mother, Roberta Fields.
He is survived by his wife of 25 years, Marsha Carroll Haley of Anchorage; son, Dale Charles Haley of Anchorage; daughter, Tami Haley Bentz of Tahoe City, Calif.; brother, Charles David Haley of Anchorage; stepfather and stepmother, Jack and Peggy Fields of Homer; many nieces and nephews; and very good friends, the Craddock family of Homer.
Arrangements are with Homer Funeral Home
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