Warren Frank “Joel” Hale

West Windsor, Vt. — Warren Frank “Joel” Hale, 78, a longtime resident of West Windsor, passed away Tuesday morning, Dec. 3, 2013, at the Mt. Ascutney Hospital and Health Center in Windsor.

He was born Feb. 21, 1935, in West Windsor the son of Ferris W. and Emily (Housechild) Hale. He received his schooling in West Windsor. Joel worked on the family dairy farm in West Windsor for all of his life where he greatly enjoyed driving tractors.

He was predeceased by his parents and by one brother, Ferris Wesley Hale. Survivors include his sister, Maria Hale of West Windsor.

At his request a graveside service will be held in the Brownsville Cemetery in West Windsor in the spring.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Lucy Mackenzie Humane Society at PO Box 702, Brownsville, VT 05037 or the West Windsor Volunteer Fire Department at PO Box 85, Brownsville, VT 05037

The Knight Funeral Home in Windsor is entrusted with the arrangements. Condolences may be expressed to his family in an online guestbook at www.knightfuneralhomes.com