Donald Lee Haile, Jr., 62, of Ripley passed on Tuesday, March 15, 2016 at his home following a sudden illness.

He was born on April 24, 1953 at Omaha, Nebraska a son of the late Donald Sr. and Janet Larsen

He was a member of the 1971 graduating class of West Side High School in Omaha, Nebraska.

He was employed by City Ice and Fuel. He was also a member of the Ripley Masonic Lodge #16 AF & AM and the GWRRA Chapter H, Capital City Wings.

Survivors include his wife of 37 years, Angela Kessel Haile; Sons JD Haile (Sara) of Leroy and Billy Haile of Ripley; Brothers John Haile (Kathy) of Minnesota and Phil Haile (Lisa) of Omaha, Nebraska;

Sisters Cindy Chamberlin (Bryan) of Florida and Linda Haile of Michigan; He is also survived by two grandchildren, Easton Lee and Lakyn Nicole Haile.

Funeral service will be 1 p.m. Saturday, March 19, 2016 at Waybright Fuenral Home, Ripley with Pastor Ralph Ranson officiating. Friends may call on the family from 11 a.m. until the time of service.

Burial with Masonic Rites by Ripley Lodge #16 will be in the Emma Chapel Cemetery, Liberty. Online condolences can be sent to the family by visiting