Daniel “Danny” Dale, 72, of Georgetown, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2016, in Orange Park.
Danny was born in Coffee County, Ga., July 31, 1944, to the late Dan and Grace Dale. He was owner and operated of Dale’s Auto Sales for 40 years in Crescent City. He was a former member of Moose Lodge 1641 in Crescent City for 25 years. Danny mentored several young boys who turned into good men.
Survivors are his wife of 36 years, Pat Dale of Georgetown; son, Daniel (Katie) Dale Jr. of San Mateo; daughters, Sue (Tony) Bennett of Pomona Park and Kelly Helton of Palatka; sons, Andy (Savannah) Tait of Beaver Creek, Ky., Jack (Kathy) Thomas of Kentucky, Pat (Kelly) Thomas of Orange City and Richard “Richie” (Sara) Thomas of Crescent City; 27 grandchildren; 30 great-grandchildren; and numerous friends and neighbors.
Danny's life will be celebrated 11 a.m. Monday, Aug. 15 at Word of Faith Bible Church in Crescent City with the Rev. Howard Cox officiating. Danny will be laid to rest at Eden Cemetery in Crescent City. Visitation will be 3–5 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 14 at Watts Funeral Home and 10 a.m. until time of service Monday at the church.
Memories may be shared at www.wattsfuneralhomes.com.