Donnie Ray Hales, 49 of Middlesex NC, passed away September 28, 2020 at his home. He was born April 26, 1971 in Wake County to Robert Hales and the late Janet Hales. He married the love of his life Rosa Carter Hales October 8, 1999.
Donnie is survived by his wife Rosa Carter Hales, daughter Kayla Hales, and son Carson Hales of the home; his dad Robert Hales; brother Randy Hales and wife Cindy Hales of Wendell, Daryl Hales and wife Anita Hales of Middlesex; sister Kimberly Hales Roberts and husband Christopher Todd Roberts of Middlesex; several nieces and nephews; and great niece and nephew that loved him dearly.
Donnie was one of a kind. He helped anyone at any given time no matter the cost. Donnie volunteered at Antioch Fire Department as a junior fireman at the age of 14 and continued to work for them for 20 years. He continued his work as a fireman for Cleveland Fire Department as a lieutenant for eight years. Donnie will truly be missed here on earth but the family is at peace knowing he is with his mother now in their heavenly home.
Visitation will be held at Strickland Funeral Home & Crematory at 211 W Third St., Wendell NC Thursday October 1, 2020 from 6:00-8:00 pm (Masks Required) and the funeral service will be Friday October 2, 2020 at 2:00 at Watkins Chapel Church 5897 NC Hwy 231 Middlesex. Family and friends are gathering at his home at 10087 N.C. Hwy 39, Middlesex,
In lieu of flowers please donate to the college fund of Carson Hales at NC SECU c/o Kimberly Roberts and Priscilla Roberts.
The funeral will be available at www.facbook.com/stricklandfuneral on Saturday.