James David Hale age 76 of Greeneville passed away at his home Sunday morning August 6, 2023. He was a wonderful husband, father, and grandfather. He served in the US Navy from 1965-1967. He served as an Elder and Treasurer at Cedar Hill C.P. Church. He was in banking for 20 yrs before working many years with his special friend Harry Kyker at Class Land and Auction. He is survived by his wife of 26 yrs Debbie Hale, children Lisa and Karl Brown, Pam Branden, Miles and Ashley Kilday, Chris and Jennifer Lloyd, grandchildren whom where the light in his world Tyler and Chloe Brock, Clay and Lauren Brock, Cole Brown, Austin Lloyd, Emma Lloyd, Olivia Branden, Marlee Kilday, and Jackson Kilday, He was preceded in death by his parents Dr. James O. and Mary Ogle Hale, 3 sisters Nancy Hale, Cindy Hale Randolph, and Karen Hale Noel. The family will receive friends from 5-7 pm Tuesday August 8, 2023 at Jeffers Funeral and Cremation Service Downtown. The funeral service will follow at 7pm Tuesday in the funeral home chapel with Rev. Andy Eppard officiating. The graveside service will be Wednesday at 11am in Cedar Hill CP Cemetery. The Greene County Honor Guard will convey military honors. Family and friends are asked to meet at the cemetery for the graveside service. Honorary Pallbearers will be David Ogle, Rick Noel, Matthew Noel, Karl Brown, Tyler Brock, Clay Brock, Cole Brown, and Austin Lloyd. The family would like to extend a special thanks to Leslie Henry and staff at Tusculum Family Physicians and Leann with Smoky Mountain Hospice.