Ray Dean Dale, 83, passed away on December 20, 2018. He was born in Iredell County, son of Carson and Mamie Dale. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Margaret Dale. He was a member of Hickory Grove Baptist Church.
Mr. Dale is survived by his two children, Dennis Ray Dale and Cindi Dale MacIntosh; four grandchildren Brian MacIntosh, Kellie Artis, Heather Douglas and Dr. Alex MacIntosh; and seven great-grandchildren, Logan MacIntosh, Hannah Artis, Izze MacIntosh, Graham Douglas, Rhys Artis, Micah Douglas and Wyatt Douglas.
A service to celebrate the life of Mr. Dale will be held 2 p.m. Thursday Dec. 27, 2018 at Hickory Grove Baptist Church, with the Rev. Tom Kinman officiating. Burial will follow at Hillcrest Gardens Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 1:00-2:00pm prior to the service on Thursday at the church.