Obituary: Houston Hale, HALO Branded Solutions

He Was 65

Houston Hale ObitHouston Hale, regional vice president of sales in the Midwest for Counselor Top 40 distributor HALO Branded Solutions (asi/35600) died on Thursday, October 10, following a battle with cancer. Hale was 65.

A well-respected industry veteran, Hale began his career in the ad specialty industry with supplier King Louie (asi/64860). Hale held several sales roles over the years with industry suppliers and distributors before he joined HALO in 2004. "There was no finer person than Houston Hale," said Marc Simon, CEO of HALO. "He was a role model for all of us, and his loss will be deeply felt."

Hale is survived by his wife, Kay, and their two children, Emily and Denise. A celebration of life is planned for October 26, in Kansas City.