Dale McClure White, 81, of Greeley passed away unexpectedly at his home in Greeley on Saturday, July 15, 2017.
Funeral Services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, July 20, 2017, at the Chalk Hills Community Church in Scotia. Pastor Jeremiah Knoop will officiate. Burial will be in the Mt. Hope Cemetery at Scotia. Military Honors will be presented by Charles E. Martin American Legion Post #186 and Reuben Beck American Legion Post #150. Visitation will be on Wednesday from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the church. In lieu of flowers memorials are suggested to further the Gospel of Jesus. Ord Memorial Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
Dale McClure was born November 24, 1935, at Trenton, Missouri to Homer Lee and Olive Marion (Buck) White. He was raised in Trenton and graduated from Trenton High School in 1953.
Dale joined the United States Army in September of 1958, and served in South Korea. He was discharged in June of 1962.
On August 6, 1965, Dale was united in marriage to Janis M. Cargill at Horace, Nebraska. To this union two sons were born, Jeffrey and Jon.
In 1962, Dale began working for the Social Security Administration in Kansas City, Missouri. In 1973, he was transferred to Beatrice, Nebraska and worked as a Claims Representative for the Social Security Administration until his retirement in 1987. Following retirement he worked at various jobs until 2003, when he and Jan settled in Greeley, Nebraska.
Dale regularly attended and was very involved in the Chalk Hills Community Church in Scotia and was a member of the American Legion. He enjoyed bowling and golfing. He was a pianist and organist and played for many church services. He truly enjoyed his family and friends and spending time with them.
Survivors include his wife of 51 years, Janis of Greeley; two sons and daughters-in-law, Jeffrey Dale and Rochelle of Hutchinson, Kansas and Jon Dana and Maryjane of Chariton, Iowa; and eight grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; an infant brother, Louis; four brothers, Robert, Joseph, Marvin and Leroy White; and a sister, Fontelle White.