April 28, 1950 ~ August 31, 2008
Joseph P. 'Joe' Haley, 58. God called him home on August 31, 2008, after a battle with pancreatic cancer. Survived by his loving wife of 16 years, Lisa Haley; daughters, Erin of Waco, Texas, Sammi of Amarillo, Texas and Autumn of Strawberry Point, Iowa; Kyle Garmon, who Joe loved like a son; sisters, Linda Fuller of Shelby, Ala., Dianne Haley of Waterloo, Iowa, Annette (Dan) Wilson of Pendleton, S.C. and Patty Haley of Waterloo, Iowa; brothers, Larry of Poplar Grove, Ill., Mike and Dennis (Shiela) of Waterloo, Iowa, and Tom (Rachel) of Marion, Iowa. Also survived by his in-laws, Loren and Virginia Miller of Garden City, Kans., Troy and Gail Douglas of Pueblo, Teresa and David Hart of Mulvane, Kans., David and Shara Garman of Cordell, Okla.; numerous nieces, nephews, special uncle, Tom Fosselman and special friends, Larry and Charlotte Suttle of Otis, Kans. Joe is preceded in death by his parents, Dale and Rose Fosselman Haley; and sister, Kathy Pint. Joe was born in Waterloo, Iowa, on April 28, 1950, where he attended schools. He enlisted in the U.S. Army in 1968, serving in Vietnam from Dec. 1968 to Dec. 1969 with the 25th Infantry Division, Tropic Lighting Division, as a combat medic. He received four bronze stars and two purple heart medals. Joe drove for T.N.M. & O.- Greyhound for over 28 years. He was a brave and special man. His humor and smile touched many lives. He enjoyed the simple things in life, family, friends, fishing, being home and trying his luck at the dog track. As per Joe's request, there will be no viewing. Cremation, Montgomery & Steward Crematorium. Memorial service, 2 p.m. Friday, September 5, 2008, at First United Methodist Church, 11th and Court streets, with the Rev. Dr. Rick Calhoun officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Joe Haley Memorial Fund, through Montgomery & Steward Funeral Directors, 1317 N. Main St., Pueblo, CO 81003. Online condolences, www. montgomerysteward.com.