Born Dec. 21, 1931, at Bertrand, Mo., a son of the late Carl Madison and Lillian Emily King Hailey. He was reared in the Denton-Steele, Mo. area, served with the U.S. Army during the Korean War. He was a member of the VFW and a Baptist.
In October 1966 he married Georgie Dearin Parker.
He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Paul Wayne Hailey, and an infant, Raymond Carl Hailey; an infant sister, Shirley Ann Hailey; and a step-son, Richard Parker.
Funeral services were 2 p.m. Saturday, April 8, at Holman-Howe Funeral Home Chapel at Hartville with the Rev. Joel Childers officiating.
Burial was in the Shaddy Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Randy Dennis, Johnny Dennis, Trebor Hailey, Cory Howard, Kenny Howard and Kenneth Howard Jr.