John Wesley “Wess” Dale, 70, of Bear Wallow Road, passed away Wednesday, January 31, 2018, at his home. A native of Yancey County, he was a son of the late John and Della McCracken Dale. He was also preceded in death by a sister: Betty Ollis.
Surviving are his wife, Mary McKinney Dale; two daughters: Barbara Pate of Burnsville and Cathy Davenport and husband, Clay, of Spruce Pine; grandchildren: Bo Pate of Burnsville and Jacob Davenport of Colorado; brothers: Danny Dale and wife, Rita, Billy Dale and wife, Judy, and Paul Dale, all of Burnsville.
A memorial service will be held at a later date.