Dale R. Williams
Dale Ralph Williams, age 74, passed away February 8, 2018 at Glen Arbor Hospice Residence. Dale was born September 27, 1943 in Hastings, the son of Pownall and Lois (Swift) Williams. On January 30, 1965, Dale married the former Beverly Ann Lutz and she preceded him in death on April 23, 2006. A veteran, Dale proudly served his country in the United States Army, he also was a loyal employee of Ralston for thirty five years, retiring in 2002. Family was very important to him, especially his grandchildren and great grandchildren, who loved their Papa Dale. An outdoorsman, Dale enjoyed fishing, deer and coon hunting, playing euchre, and completing newspaper crosswords and word jumbles. Dale is survived by his daughters: Connie (Mike) Bagley and Lori (Daryl) Cheeseman; a brother: Charles (Roberta) Williams; a sister: Nancy (Bob) Benham; grandchildren: Justin (Dianna) Cordray, Nicole (Jake) Trumble, Shelby Bagley, Hannah Bagley, and Christopher Bagley; great grandchildren: Lane Cordray, Logan Cordray, Rylee Trumble and Macie Trumble; and several nieces and nephews. Dale was also preceded in death by his parents. Dale's family will receive friends, Sunday, February 11, 2018, 1:00 to 4:00 PM at the Williams-Gores Funeral Home. Burial will take place in Union Cemetery. Memorial contributions to American Lung Association will be appreciated. Please visit www.williamsgoresfuneral.com to share a memory or to leave a condolence message for Dale's family.