Reuben James Hales, 19, of Waupaca, WI, passed away in a tragic car accident on October 31, 2010. Reuben was a kind and generous young man who loved his family and friends greatly. He always considered the needs of others, and was a proud Godparent to Cousin Peyton Tankersley. He graduated Waupaca High School this year with a promising future. Enrolled at Fox Valley Technical College, he aspired to own his own business one day and work on “high end” cars. A fan of classic cars and music, he always had a car in his dreams and a song in his heart. He is survived by his mother, Sara Hales; and his Father, Joseph Hales; sister, Natasha Hales; Paternal Grandparents, Tim and Carla Hales and Maternal Grandmother, Jeanne Tarr, all of Waupaca. Aunts, Jennifer Grimm, Waupaca; and Jacci Houtman (Hales), Ogdensburg. Uncle Todd Grimm (Heather), Menasha; and numerous beloved cousins. He was preceded in death by his maternal Grandpa, Gary Grimm. He is also survived by his biological father, Sterling Graham; and Step-Mother Lana Graham; Sisters, Nia and Vanessa Graham; Biological Grandparents, LeRoy and Darla Jean Graham; and numerous beloved Aunts and Uncles, and 24 cousins. He is also survived by special friend, Marley McCann. His surviving Godparents are Margaret Foster (Wazenick), Marquette, MI; and Ashley Graham, Waupaca. Funeral Services will be held at First United Methodist Church in Waupaca at 1:30 PM on Thursday, November 4th, 2010, with Reverend Cathy J.N. Weigand officiating. Interment will be in the Pleasant Valley Cemetery, Town Dayton, Waupaca Co., WI. Visitation will be held on Thursday from 10:30 AM until the time of the service at the church. The Holly Funeral Home of Waupaca is assisting the family with arrangements.