Brian Keith Haile

Dec. 7, 1966-July 26, 2020


Brian Keith Haile, 53, of Oakland, Illinois, passed away at 6:02 p.m. Sunday, July 26, 2020, at Sarah Lincoln Bush Health Center in Mattoon, Illinois.

He was born Dec. 7, 1966, at Champaign, Illinois, the son of Eldon Ray and Carole Beasley Haile.

Survivors include: daughter Amanda (Dalton) Reed of Bloomingdale; mother Carole (Raymond) French of Waveland; father Eldon Ray Haile of Crawfordsville; girlfriend Michele Bailey; brother Kevin (Gina) Haile of Crawfordsville; step-brother Keith (Mel) Hograve of Waveland; step-sister Tammy (David) Richards of New Market; three grandchildren, Haliana Sowers, Preslee Sowers and Hoyt Reed; nephew Austin Haile; and niece Camden Haile.

Brian served in the U.S. Army and was a farmer. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, Harley Davidson motorcycles and especially loved helping others.

Memorial visitation will be 1-4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 1 at the Waveland Fire Station, Waveland. Donations may be made to the family. Robison Chapel, Catlin, Illinois, is handling the arrangements.

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