Funeral for Dale Queen, 37, of Hartselle will be Saturday, May 4, 2013, at 1 p.m. at Peck Funeral Home Chapel with Chaplain Steve Wilson, Rev. Aaron Warnick, and Oak Ridge Fire Chief Stephen Maples officiating. Burial will be in Johnson Chapel Cemetery. Visitation will be Friday from 6 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home.
Mr. Queen died Monday, April 29, 2013, at Decatur Morgan Hospital. He was born August 16, 1975, in Jefferson County to Billy Troyce Queen and Sara Penny Griffin Queen. Mr. Queen was a member of the Oak Ridge Volunteer Fire Department and a member of the Morgan County Rescue Squad. He was always willing to help a neighbor in need and never met a stranger. He was a truck driver and a "jack of all trades." Dale was a devoted husband, father, son and friend. He was preceded in death by his father, Billy Queen and an aunt, Ruby Arledge.
Survivors include his wife, Elizabeth Queen; three sons, Tanner Queen, Dakota Queen and Avery Queen; mother, Sara Penny Queen; two brothers, Terry Fendley and wife, April Fendley and Billy Dale Queen; four sisters, Connie Lawrence and husband, Matt Lawrence, Missy McCurley and husband, Chance McCurley, Shannon Burgess and husband, Thomas Burgess and Tracie Williams Morgan; grandmother, Mary E Roberts; mother and father-in-law, Doug and Gena Baker; and uncles, Elbert Arledge and James Roberts.
Pallbearers will be Patrick Wallace, Tanner Queen, James Roberts, Terry Fendley, Zack Allen Jr., Allen Johnson and Adam Johnson.
Honorary pallbearers will be members of the Oak Ridge Volunteer Fire Department.
Published in the Decatur Daily on May 2, 2013