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Gary Dale

October 14, 1958 — January 7, 2016

Gary Kenneth Dale, 57, of Delano, TN passed away Thursday, January 7, 2016 at his residence.  He was a true outdoorsman.  He loved to hunt, fish and was an avid Nascar fan.  Most of all he was a wonderful husband, loving father and the “best” grandpa.

He was preceded in death by his mother and step-father, Patricia Ann and Melvin Guinn, father-in-law and mother-in-law, Luther Lee and Reba Jean Stone; grandparents, Eldon and Ella Dale and Ed and Ruth Farris. 

He is survived by his beloved wife of 31 years, Susan Stone Dale; sons, Wyatt Dale, Zachary and his wife Maddie Dale; granddaughters, Kymber Reed Dale and Preslee Kay Dale; father and step-mother, Kenneth Earl and Vinnie Dale, step-brother, David Hyde; several brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, aunts and uncles also survive.

Funeral services will be held at 7:00 p.m. Saturday, January 9, 2016 at Higgins Funeral Home with the Reverend Shaun McCoig officiating.  Interment will be 2:00 p.m. Sunday, January 10, 2016 in Benton Memorial Gardens. 

The family will receive friends from 5:00 –7:00 p.m. on Saturday, January 9, 2016 in the chapel of Higgins Funeral Home.

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Saturday, January 9, 2016

Starts at 7:00 am (Eastern time)

Higgins Funeral Home

6439 US-411, Benton, TN 37307

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