Larry D. Dale

September 26, 2010

Larry D. Dale 60, of rural Frankfort, died the morning of September 26, 2010 at his home. Born November 18, 1949 in Lebanon, IN to the late Raymond & Mary Alice (Whitely) Dale. He married Nancy Wingate on September 11, 1971 and she survives. Mr. Dale was a graduate of Thorntown High School and lived most of his life in Clinton County. He was an electrician, farmer, worked at Purdue University and was an instructor at Ivy Tech. He was a member of the St. Matthew United Methodist Church, a former EMT and volunteer fireman in Kirklin.

Visitation and Services

Services will be 10:30 Thursday, September 30, 2010 at Goodwin Funeral Home. Visitation will be Wednesday, September 29th from 4-8 p.m. at the funeral Home. Burial will be in Green Lawn Memorial Park. Memorial donations may be made to the Diabetes Association, envelopes will be available.

Survived by:

Wife: Nancy Dale of Rural Frankfort Daughter: Andrea (Shannon) McIntire of Rural Frankfort Son: Matthew (Maggie) Dale of Rural Clarks Hill 2 Brothers: Garry (Diana) Dale of Lebanon, IN and Don (Rhonda) Dale of Clinton County 2 Grandchildren, Cameron & Masen

Preceded by:

He was preceded in death by a daughter, Leslie Jo Dale, and sister, Susanna Dale.


12 Condolences for “Larry D. Dale”

  1. Matt September 26, 2010 at 10:36 pm

    I love you dad, and will miss you greatly.

  2. Amanda (Pearcy) Marty September 28, 2010 at 9:29 am

    Matt I am so sorry to hear about the loss of your dad. You and your family will be in prayers.
    Amanda Pearcy Marty

  3. Sally (Thrine) Morgan September 28, 2010 at 10:57 am

    I was very sorry to hear of your loss. Eber II and I will keep your family in our prayers.

  4. Bob Colby September 28, 2010 at 2:27 pm

    To the family of Larry Dale
    Sorry to hear about the passing of Larry. I worked with him at Wall Electric, he was a very good guy and will be deeply missed.
    In my prayers, Bob Colby

  5. John Duncan September 28, 2010 at 5:09 pm

    Larry Dale has been a very positive influence on my life and I will miss him but feel very privileged to have the opportunity to know and learn from him.
    I have had the good fortune to know Larry Dale both as an Instructor, Mentor, AND in the last few years as a co-worker at Purdue University.
    It was Larry Dale who taught me Motor Controls, the area of electricity that I have made a good living in for the last ten years. He was the best Instructor I have ever had at Ivy Tech and know he had a very positive impact on many a student.
    He inspired me to want to follow his lead as an Adjunct Faculty member with Ivy Tech Community College.
    Thank you Larry

  6. Cliff Davenport September 28, 2010 at 7:42 pm

    Nancy, I’m so very very sorry to hear about Larry. You do have my deepest sympathy. You are in all of us (Davenport) kids prayers. Cliff Davenport

  7. Martin Scott September 28, 2010 at 8:33 pm

    My thoughts and prayers are with each and every one of you. Larry was not only a teacher but a mentor to me as well. Larry came to the hospital with his wife when I suffered and arc flash burn in 2001 to visit me and wish me well. That meant the world to me. Larry made an impact on my life. He will be truly missed by many. God bless you and yours. And thank you for sharing such a wonderful member of your family.

  8. Becky (Remaly) Frantz September 29, 2010 at 11:22 am

    Nancy, I know words are not enough, but my thoughts and prayers for you and your children are with you. God Bless You

  9. Cecil Calloway September 29, 2010 at 3:10 pm

    I worked with Larry at Caterpillar for over 20 years and always enjoyed our long talks and natured ribbing. He was a good guy and will be missed by all who were fortunate enough to call him their friend.

  10. Wes Edgar September 29, 2010 at 3:37 pm

    I enjoyed getting to know Larry at Purdue. He was always easy to talk to and willing to pass along his great knowledge at work. He also was kind enough to invite my four-year-old son, Colin, and me to ride with him in the combine during harvest time. This was the third season that we went with him. I am so grateful that we had a chance to spend time with him last Tuesday in the fields. My son was so thrilled to ride along with Larry and “do cropping,” as he would say. I will miss him and will pray for your family during this difficult time. God bless you all.

  11. Warren Ewalt September 29, 2010 at 5:18 pm

    Larry was always hard working and willing to provide needed support to team members at Caterpillar. Larry would assist fellow workers whenever the need arose at any time day or night. His skills and expertise have/will be sorely missed.

  12. Dave Weiner October 3, 2010 at 10:19 pm

    I met Larry while we were both teaching at Ivy Tech. We all thought a lot of Larry, he was an excellent instructor and a good friend. Please accept my prayers and condolences. Larry will be missed very much by all of us.
    Dave Weiner

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