Dale A. Brittain

October 18, 2018

Dale A. Brittain, 73, of Kokomo, died at 3:50 p.m. October 18, 2018 at St. Vincent Hospital, Indianapolis.  He was born December 27, 1944 in Clinton County, Ind. to George A. & Betty J. (Morphew) Brittain.  He married Carolyn Hall on May 6, 1966 in the First Baptist Church and she preceded him in death on February 3, 2012.  He married Patricia (Miller) Emry on December 13, 2013 and she survives. Dale was a graduate of Frankfort High School.  He was a produce manager for Kroger in Frankfort, worked at Peter Paul Cadbury, Exide, and retired from Peters in Indianapolis.  He was a minister for over 20 years, serving the Union Baptist Church in Forest, Ind. for 18 years, retiring from the church three weeks ago.  A veteran of the U.S. Army, he served in France.  Dale was a member of the VFW in Kokomo, where he was Chaplin, was associated with the VFW 40 & 8 there, was very active in the Kokomo VFW Military Rites Team and was active in the Forest Ministerial Association.

Visitation and Services

Visitation will be 5-8 p.m. Tuesday, October 23, 2018 at Goodwin Funeral Home, 200 S. Main St., Frankfort. Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Wednesday, October 24th at the funeral home. Burial will be at a later date in Union Cemetery, near Forest, Ind.

Survived by:

Wife: Patricia Brittain of Kokomo, 3 Daughters: Carrie (Companion George Williams) Ray of West Lafayette, Kelly (Marcus) Fine of Frankfort, Heather (Companion Kenny Posey) Brittain of Plymouth, 2 Step-Daughters: Christina (Robert) Williams of Battleground, Cindy (Ronald) Jernagan of Williamsport, 3 Brothers: George B. (Jane) Brittain of Kokomo, Richard (Etta) Brittain of Frankfort, Larry (Betsy) Brittain of Clinton, 8 Grandchildren, and 8 Great Grandchildren.

Preceded by:

He was preceded in death by his first wife, a sister, Donna Wallace and a grandson, Jonathan Mayfield.


Leave your Condolences

12 Condolences for “Dale A. Brittain”

  1. Connie and Terrell Myers October 19, 2018 at 6:26 pm

    Dale, we love you, always have, always will. Love Connie and Terrell Myers

  2. Renee (Hodge) Pickett October 19, 2018 at 8:54 pm

    Heather, Carrie, and Kelly, I am so saddened to hear of the loss of your dad. I have such good memories of him and your sweet mother, Carolyn, when I used to hang out with Heather. They both were the nicest people! Sending hugs and prayers your way.

  3. Bob & Janie Shurr October 20, 2018 at 8:05 am

    Our prayers are with the family in this time when a servant leaves to go be with his Master.

  4. Craig and Sharon Myers October 20, 2018 at 9:49 am

    So sorry for your loss. Dale was a great man and was loved by everyone he met. You will be missed.

  5. Sharon Oberlie Neal October 20, 2018 at 2:08 pm

    Doc and Betsy, My condolences. The loss of your brother is devastating. Bless him as he has gained his wings. Hugs

  6. Cindy Roberts October 20, 2018 at 5:31 pm

    Carrie so sorry for your loss.

  7. Candee Anderson October 21, 2018 at 10:16 am

    Carrie, Kelly and Heather
    I am so sorry about your Dad. I know that the days ahead will be hard, but he is rejoicing in Heaven with your Mom! I pray for God’s comfort and peace to be with you. Love you all and sure do miss the old times.
    Love, Candee

  8. Agnes October 21, 2018 at 3:43 pm

    Pat, I am so sorry about Dale! I really liked Dale. He was a good good guy!! I Love You Always Your Daughter,
    I Love You,

  9. Sherry Shipley October 22, 2018 at 8:38 am

    Sending condolences from your Ivy Tech family.

  10. Rita Barber October 22, 2018 at 8:39 am

    Sorry to hear the news of his passing..what a Great man..he was a good friend to many and did a lot for the VFW…and a comforter for all those around him. Prayers for his wife Pat and his family.
    Rita Barber

  11. Jim Steffy and Marty Getz October 22, 2018 at 7:29 pm

    Our thoughts and prayers are with the extended Brittain family during these difficult times.

  12. Gary Loveless October 23, 2018 at 10:01 am

    Those of us at Military Foundation, Inc. were saddened to learn of the passing of our Chaplain Dale Brittain last Thursday. We were greatly appreciative of Dale’s service as Military Foundation Chaplain the last two years and extend our thanks and sincere condolences to Dale’s family and friends. He was a kind, Christian gentleman. RIP

Please fill out this form to contact the staff of Goodwin Funeral Home. We will respond to your message as soon as possible.

  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

Family Information Guide

Goodwin Funeral Home obituaries are created from information contained in the Family Information Guide.

The Family Information Guide is a no-cost service provided by Goodwin Funeral Home for families and individuals who wish to record their personal information during the funeral preplanning process.

Begin your Family Information Guide today. Learn more about preparing yourself and loved ones for difficult and emotional decisions in the future.

Start my Family Information Guide

Funeral Arrangement Planner

Begin planning a funeral with our simple funeral arrangement planner.

The funeral arrangement planner was created to help guide you through the basic steps of planning a funeral. You may send your funeral plans to our office with any questions you may have about the funeral planning process.

Funeral Arrangement Planner