Bill Dale
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William Farris Dale (1922 - 1993)

PFC William Farris (Bill) "Teeny" Dale
Born in Montgomery, Kentucky, United Statesmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married 15 Nov 1947 in Mount Sterling, Montgomery, Kentucky, United Statesmap
Descendants descendants
Father of [private daughter (1940s - unknown)], , [private son (1950s - unknown)], [private daughter (1950s - unknown)], [private daughter (1950s - unknown)], [private son (1960s - unknown)], [private son (1960s - unknown)], [private daughter (1960s - unknown)] and [private son (1970s - unknown)]
Died in Dayton, Montgomery, Ohio, United Statesmap
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Profile last modified | Created 1 Jun 2018
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William Farris Dale


Bill engaged in farming in Kentucky.
Bill Dale has Irish ancestors.

Bill (Teeny, to his family) was born on December 26, 1922, in Mount Sterling, Kentucky, His parents were, Ed and Cora. [1] He was the youngest son with nine brothers and sisters: Mae, Johnny, Clay. Ivy, Nannie, Jim, Everett, Mary and Marthie. [2][3]


He enlisted in the Army January 21, 1943 and served his Country in the European Theater of Operations as a warrant officer until he was honorably discharged on Marth 9, 1946. [4]

On November 15, 1947 he married the love of his life, Mary Katheryne Oakley in their home town. Together they raised their 9 children and their oldest Grand-child, Pam.

He retired to Dayton in 1983 and died on May 26, 1993, at the age of 70. [5]

He was laid to rest in Dayton Memorial Park Cemetery May 28, 1993 because he had a granddaughter ​(​Jodi) and a great granddaughter (Casey Co') buried there and he wanted to be close to his babies. [6]

His wife joined him 10 years later and is resting at his side. One of their daughters (Linda) was waiting to welcome them into heaven.

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  1. "Kentucky, Vital Record Indexes, 1911-1999," database, FamilySearch ( : 2 July 2021), William F Dale, 26 Dec 1922; citing Birth, Montgomery, Kentucky, United States, Kentucky Department for Libraries and Archives, Frankfort.
  2. "United States Census, 1930," database with images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 20 April 2021), William Dale in household of Ed Dale, District 2, Montgomery, Kentucky, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 5, sheet 3B, line 61, family 54, NARA microfilm publication T626 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2002), roll 770; FHL microfilm 2,340,505.
  3. "United States Census, 1940," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 20 Apr 2021), Ed Dale, Magisterial District 2, Montgomery, Kentucky, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 87-5, sheet 8B, line 69, family 147, Sixteenth Census of the United States, 1940, NARA digital publication T627. Records of the Bureau of the Census, 1790 - 2007, RG 29. Washington, D.C.: National Archives a
  4. "United States World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946," database, FamilySearch ( : 21 Apr 2021), William F Dale, enlisted 21 Jan 1943, Huntington, West Virginia, United States; citing "Electronic Army Serial Number Merged File, ca. 1938-1946," database, The National Archives: Access to Archival Databases (AAD) ( : National Archives and Records Administration, 2002); NARA NAID 1263923, National Archives at College Park, Maryland.
  5. "Ohio Death Index, 1908-1932, 1938-1944, and 1958-2007", database, FamilySearch ( : 12 November 2019), William F Dale, 1993.
  6. Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed 21 April 2021), memorial page for William Farris Dale (26 Dec 1922–26 May 1993), Find A Grave: Memorial #60340922, citing Dayton Memorial Park Cemetery, Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio, USA ; Maintained by Pam (contributor 47368354) .
  • Family records Pam 05:13, 21 April 2021 (UTC)
  • Memories Pam & Lib 05:13, 21 April 2021 (UTC)

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