Dale Tolbert, son of the late Orbe and Minnie Mae Malone, was born in Bloomfield, Missouri on April 19, 1928, and passed away at the Missouri State Veterans Home in St. Louis, Missouri on December 13, 2011 at the age of 83.
Dale lived in St. Louis for many years where he worked for Carter Carburetor. After retirement he and his wife moved to Puxico where they lived for several years. Dale attended church at the Baptist church in Puxico. Dale served in the US Navy during WWII.
On October 22, 1984 Dale was married to Lilly Pearl Adams in Poplar Bluff, Missouri. She preceded him in death in 2008.
He is survived by one brother: Sonny Tolbert of O'Fallon, Missouri and one sister: Wyona Snider of Poplar Bluff, Missouri. Other relatives and many friends also survive. He was preceded in death by two sisters: Frona Pruitt and Cleta Rickert..
Visitation will be Friday, December 16, 2011, after 10:00 AM at the Watkins & Sons Funeral Home in Dexter, Missouri.
Funeral services will be held Friday, December 16, 2011, at 12:00 PM at the Watkins & Sons Chapel in Dexter, Missouri with the Rev. Gene Lancaster of Risco, Missouri officiating. Interment will be in the Missouri State Veterans Cemetery in Bloomfield, Missouri with Watkins & Sons Funeral Service of Dexter in charge of arrangements.