November 26, 1953 – September 27, 2019
Dale Tilley, son of the late John H. Tilley and Vevie Drye Tilley, was born on November 26, 1953 in Dexter, Missouri and departed this life on September 27, 2019 in the General Baptist Nursing Home in Campbell, Missouri at the age of 65 years.
Mr. Tilley was a veteran of the United State Air Force. He was a truck driver for over 40 years and a resident of Kennett, Missouri.
On June 11, 1982, in Stoddard County, he was united in marriage to Donna Ashby. Mrs. Tilley survives of their home in Kennett.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by two sons, David Andrews of Jackson, Missouri and Greg Andrews of Sikeston, Missouri; by two sisters, Gale Bess of Dexter, Missouri and Katherine Hopkins of Bloomfield, Missouri; by four brothers, J. W. Tilley of Bloomfield, Missouri, Kenneth Tilley of Van Buren, Missouri, Larry Tilley of Essex, Missouri and William Merrick of Ridgeview, Michigan; by five grandchildren, and by three great-grandchildren.
Other than by his parents, he was preceded in death by four sisters, Maxine Robey, Floy Jean Robey, Leonora Bost and Lula Jackson; and by four brothers, Carl Tilley, Gerald Tilley, Charles Tilley and Robert Tilley.
Friends may call at Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter on Tuesday, October 1, 2019 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Funeral Services will then be conducted in the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Chapel on Tuesday, October 1, 2019 at 12:00 p.m. with Rev. Jim Davis officiating. Interment will follow in the Missouri State Veterans Cemetery in Bloomfield.
Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter is in charge of all arrangements.