He was born November 8, 1931 in Bethany, MO, son of Bessie and Garland Brown.
He graduated from Bethany High School and entered the United States Navy serving during the Korean War, and active in the Naval Reserves in St. Joseph. He worked at Z & G International Tractor as a Parts Salesman for 42 years and also worked at Zimmerman Motors in Elwood, KS. He was an Avid St. Louis Cardinal baseball fan and enjoyed playing cards. He was a life member of the VFW Post 6760 and enjoyed being very active three holding many leadership roles at the post. He was a member of Faith United Baptist Christian.
Dale was preceded in death by his parents, 1st wife, Roberta, 2nd wife, Barbara and two brothers, Harold and Harl Brown.
Survivors include, son, David Brown and wife Ellen of Saint Joseph, MO, daughter, Linda Kaye Edwards of Las Vegas, NV, three grandchildren, Michelle, Chris, Daniel, two step grandchildren, Holly & Heather, and his special friend, Marian Brown, and her children: Charles, Cindy, Cheryl, and Chris.
Funeral services will be conducted at 2:00 pm, on Thursday, March 13, 2014 at Rupp Funeral Home, with Rev. James Barnett officiating, The family will receive friends from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM on Wednesday at the Rupp Funeral Home. The Interment will be at the Sparta Cemetery.
Memorials are requested to theVFW Post 6760.
Online condolence and obituary at www.ruppfuneral.com.
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