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Haskell R. League

Alabama, USA
Death 26 Dec 1988 (aged 71)
Albuquerque, Bernalillo County, New Mexico, USA
Burial Carlsbad, Eddy County, New Mexico, USA
Memorial ID 100099644 · View Source
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Carlsbad, Eddy County, New Mexico
December 28, 1988

Services for Haskell R. League, 71, 905 S. Cypress St., are pending at Denton Funeral Home. He died Dec. 26 in an Albuquerque hospital.

He was born March 24, 1917, in Toney, Ala., and grew up in Huntsville, Ala. Prior to moving to Carlsbad in 1948, he worked for the Tennessee Valley Authority. He worked as a mechanic at IMCC, retiring in 1979. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church, VFW, and served with the U.S. Army in Alaska, Europe and Panama during World War II. He and Edith Brooks were married on Dec. 26, 1940 in Huntsville.

Survivors include his wife, Edith, Carlsbad; two sons, David League, Austin, Texas, and Joel League, Shelbyville, Ky.; one daughter, Elaine Shaw, Houston, Texas; two brothers, Bob League, Cincinatti, Ohio, and J.D. League, Carlsbad; one sister, Doris Newman, Huntsville, Ala.; six grandchilden and one great-grandchild.


Service for Haskell R. League, 71, 905 S. Cypress St., who died Dec. 26 in an Albuquerque hospital, is to be held Thursday at 2 p.m. at First United Methodist Church with the Rev. Dr. Ed Williamson officiating. Burial is to follow in Sunset Gardens Memorial Park.

Pallbearers include: Norman Denton, Tom Martin, Dick Forrest, Martin Harris, George Beach, Jerry Reid and Reid McCloskey.

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