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Floyd Hale Iii

July 8, 1959 — October 16, 2020


Floyd Hale, III, began his life’s journey on July 8, 1959 in Memphis, TN. Floyd was the fourth child and the only son born to the late Floyd and Emma Hale. He departed this life on October 16, 2020 at 1:27 AM after an acute illness.

Floyd graduated from Mitchell High School in Shelby County where he played football and baseball. After high school he moved to Nashville, TN and attended Tennessee State University. He received his Associate Degree in Culinary Arts from Nashville Technical College. He entered the Robert Orr Cooking contest where he won First Place and additional prizes for which he was very proud. On November 9, 1992, he married Sharon North. To this union, two children were born: Ashley and Kelvin Hale. In 2016, Brandon L. Thomas-Hale was adopted.

Floyd was baptized into the body of Christ at an early age at the Klondike Church of Christ. He later placed his membership at the Schrader Lane Church of Christ and was a devoted member for over 40 years. He worked with the youth ministry, sick visitation team and the kitchen ministries. He also played on the Schrader Lane men’s basketball and softball teams. He also chaired the Singles Ministry. Floyd enjoyed a good game of Spades and was very competitive. In addition, he had served as the Board President for the Nocturne Forest Home-owners association and was currently the Treasurer.

Floyd was preceded in death by his sister, Rhonda Hale. He leaves to cherish his memories: his very devoted wife, Sharon Hale; loving daughter, Ashley Hale; sons, Kelvin Hale and Brandon Hale all of Nashville, Tennessee; sisters, Anita Hale of Atlanta, Georgia, Debora Hale of Nashville, Tennessee, and Tanji (Bashir) Chuma; sisters-in law, Twylah North and Dietra Hayes, both of Nashville, Tennessee; mother-in law, Bertha North of Nashville, TN; nephews, Deon Hale of Nashville, Tennessee, BJ Chuma of Atlanta, Georgia, Lenny (Keosha) Hayes of Nashville, Tennessee, and nieces Paige and Sasha Chuma of Atlanta, Georgia; godson, Eric (Kita) Cotton of Nashville, Tennessee; Godchild, Sky Lynn Tate and a host of cousins, other relatives and dear friends.
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