Retired US Army Staff Sergeant Robert H. Dale, 95, of Fayetteville, went home to be with his Lord & Savior, Jesus Christ, on Sunday, September 26, 2021.
Bob was born in Pender County, NC to the late Oscar and Willie Dale, on February 7, 1926. He joined the US Army and served his country in World War II and subsequently made a career in the Army. Following the military, he began working with the US Postal Service for the next twenty years before his retirement.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, October 9, 2021, at 2 pm in Sullivan’s Highland Funeral Service Chapel with Military Honors.
Bob is survived by his daughter, Eva Wemmitt of Fayetteville; son, Daniel Prosser (Moonyeen) of Fredricksburg, VA; son, David Wesley Prosser of Salisbury; 9 grandchildren, Eva Sommer Brigman, Dana Marie Blumenschein, Tabatha Wemmitt Barefoot, James Wemmitt, Jeremy Layne, Ricky Layne, Daniel Prosser, John Prosser, and Charles Wesley Prosser; 16 great-grandchildren, Eva Gray Perry, Joshua Brigman, Emma Blumenschein, Robert Blumenschein, Sara Pridgen, Izzy Barefoot, Tommy Musselwhite, James Wemmitt Jr., Jackson Wemmitt, Jona Wemmitt, Jordan Layne, Kayden Layne, Brantley Busch, Wyatt Layne, Layton Prosser and Landry Prosser; and 3 great great-grandchildren, Lyla Pridgen, Reagan Pridgen and James Richard Wemmitt III.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Eva G. Dale; his daughter-in-law, Leslie Prosser; and son-in-law, Thomas R. Wemmitt.