Thomas Roy Dale Sr., "Tommy", 76 of Dawson passed away on Monday June 3, 2019 at the Mayo Clinic Hospital in Jacksonville. A memorial service will be held Saturday, June 8 at 11:00 a.m. at Dawson United Methodist Church.
Tommy was born on July 29, 1942 to Alma Lee Dale and Dixie Morgan Dale. He grew up farming in rural Terrell County at the "forks of the creek", and enjoyed growing things throughout his life, even continuing to farm after he went to work for Norfolk Southern Railroad, where he worked for 28 years. He was a member of Dawson United Methodist Church. He enjoyed working in his garden, carpentry, and spending time with his family.
He is preceded in death by his parents and his brother, Lee Dale. He is survived by his wife, Gloria Stuart Dale and three children, Troy Dale (Melanie), Dawn Locke (Rodney) and Kim Bell (Todd), as well as 15 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren.
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Dawson United Methodist Church
P.O. Box 167, Dawson GA 39842