Dale Haley

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Dale Haley

November 12, 1950 - August 08, 2018

Dale Haley, 67 of Rush County, passed away on August 8, 2018 in Rushville. He was born on November 12, 1950 in Hamilton, Ohio to the late Murphy and Irene (Shiplet) Haley. He was a Ross High School Graduate. Dale married his loving wife, Julie (Bunch) Haley on May 29, 1998 and she survives. Dale was the owner and operator of the Rushville Horse Sale Barn and Rafter H Rodeo Company. He enjoyed coaching Babe Ruth baseball for many years in Rushville. Dale also enjoyed trading horses, being a stock contractor for the rodeo, and rodeo producer. Dale was also an auctioneer and involved in many benefit auctions. He was a 40 + year member of the International Professional Rodeo Association and multiple other rodeo associations. Within these associations he earned bareback, saddle bronc, and bull of the year, along with Stock Contractor of the Year and Rodeo of the Year.
Dale is also survived by his sons, Eric Tallent of Rushville, Andy (Angie) Tallent of Morristown, and Gus Haley of Rushville; sisters, Joyce (Dale) Adams of Marion, IN, Janet Mullins of Hamilton, Ohio. He will also be missed by his 2 granddaughters, Jamie and Gracie Tallent.
Dale is preceded in death by his brother, Carlton Haley.
Mass of Christian Burial will be on Monday, August 13, 2018 at 10:30 AM in St. Marys Catholic Church. Friends are welcome to visit the family on Sunday, August 12, 2018 from 2PM-6PM in Moster Mortuary. A Rosary will be recited on Sunday at 1:30 PM in the Mortuary. Burial will take place at Calvary Cemetery.
Memorial Contributions may be made out to the St. Marys Catholic School or Sheehan Cancer Center in memory of Dale.
Published on August 9, 2018
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Sunday 12 Aug

2:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Moster Mortuary

334 North Main Street, Rushville, IN, USA

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Monday 13 Aug

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

St Marys Catholic Church

512 North Perkins Street, Rushville, IN, USA

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William (BILLY RAY) Goins
Aug 13, 2018
Aaron & Melinda Mozingo
Aug 12, 2018
Deb Goodwin
Aug 12, 2018
I'm so sorry for what will be a tremendous loss to Julie and their boys. Dale will be missed by many. But mostly by them. I pray comfort and guidance for them as they navigate this difficult time. Rest in peace Dale 🙏
Bobbie Jones
Aug 12, 2018
I will always remember the registered sales but I especially enjoyed the south dakota colt sales. Always looked forward to them. Terry and I will miss you Dale. But.I am glad you have no more suffering and no more pain. R.I.P. Dale. My prayers go out to Julie & Gus.
Lydia Lauck and family
Aug 10, 2018
Many wonderful memories of Dale and family....from horse sales across the country to his constant attendance and support of our sale as well. Sincere condolences to Julie and family from Johnny, Cathy, Debbie, Tonya and I.......
Barry Goforth
Aug 10, 2018
Dale an I were same age when my dad took me to Rushville in 1959,i was hooked on horse sales from that day on.For 60 yrs I bought an sold many horses outa there.Many great memories....
Amber Baker (Hatfield)
Aug 09, 2018
So sorry to hear this. My mom and dad got one of our first horses at the sales and i will always remember running tickets when my moms friend had me there as a kid.
Aug 09, 2018
Prayers for the family from Colorado. I will always remember Dale and Gus at many horse sales...
Jan Corum
Aug 09, 2018
Many great memories of Dale and the Rushville sale barn. So sorry to see another great horseman and friend go. Thoughts and prayers to Julie and family at this time.
Dave Miller
Aug 09, 2018
I knew Dale for a great many years he was a great friend Dale was a great horseman and auctioneer He will be missed by many people love you man your friend Dave Miller
Kris Gray/Rusty Spurs Photography
Aug 09, 2018
I'm so sorry to hear of Dale's passing. My heartfelt thoughts go out to Julie, Gus and the rest of his family & friends.
Deanne Land
Aug 09, 2018
So very sorry for all of you, Dale will be very missed.