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    Charles Edward Haley, better known as Ed, Chuck and Charlie, was born November 23, 1939 in Ringgold county, Iowa to George and June Haley.
    Chuck started his own family at an early age. He fathered three children, Calvin, Kelly and Laverne (who died shortly after birth). He lived much of his early years living and working in Colorado. Many of his years there were spent working on a dairy farm which he enjoyed very much. Later, he and his family moved ‘back home’ to Iowa. He spent a good portion of his life driving a truck for a living. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and camping.
    Ed passed away May 28, 2012 in his sleep while battling cancer. He was preceded in death by his parents and infant son, Laverne.
    Survivors include his children Calvin Haley and wife Deb of Clarinda, Iowa and Kelly Fletcher and husband Ron of Villisca, Iowa; grandchildren Jesse Fletcher and wife Jasmine of Villisca, Desiree Burch and husband Jerome (JP) of Clarinda, Stuart Haley and fianc?? Dakota Weaver of Villisca, John Fletcher of Villisca, Brandon Haley and fianc?? Tamara Kibbe of Greenfield and Tamra Haley and friend Hugo Cruz of Clarinda; great-grandchildren Shane, Lilly, Frankie, Eliza, Landon and Niya; three brothers Tom Haley and wife Pat, Darrell Haley and Dennis Haley; a VERY special friend Bev; four special ladies that he drank coffee with Rose, Pat, Gladsen and Rhonda; GREAT friends Jim Mosses and the Carlson family, and many cousins and other relatives.
    A memorial fund has been established in his name to be decided later. Watson-Armstrong Funeral Home in Mount Ayr was in charge of the arrangements.
    Funeral services were held Saturday, June 2, 2012 at the Watson-Armstrong Funeral Home in Mount Ayr with Pastor Edward Shields officiating.
    Casket bearers were Jesse Fletcher, Desiree Burch, Stuart Haley, Brandon Haley, Tamra Haley and John Fletcher.
    Military rites were provided by  the Iowa Honor Guard Unit with burial in the Marshalltown Cemetery near Benton, Iowa.

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