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Mr. Dale D. Swope


1942 - 2016 Obituary Condolences
Mr.  Dale D. Swope Obituary
Dale D. Swope, 74, of Hillsdale, passed away Thursday, August 25, 2016, at Drews Assisted Living in Hillsdale. He was born July 18, 1942 in Albion, Mi to Merrill & Nellie (Hart) Swope. Dale was married November 24, 1972 to Linda White and she survives.
Dale was a retired self employed barber in Hillsdale for many years. He was a graduate of Litchfield High School, Class of 1960, and the Detroit Barber College. Dale was a member of the U.S. Navy Reserves serving during the Vietnam era. Dale was a longtime member of the Hillsdale Golf & Country Club, the Hillsdale Elks Lodge and the American Legion Post #53. Dale had a love for driving, buying and selling all kinds of new and classic automobiles.
Surviving besides his wife Linda are two children, Stuart (Molly) Swope and Blake (Suzette) Swope; a grandson Viktor, who was facinated by his Papa. Dale is also survived by many brothers & sisters-in-law and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother Charles Hawley.
Funeral services for Dale Swope will be at 2 p.m. Monday, at the VanHorn-Eagle Funeral Home in Hillsdale with Elder Les Hutchinson officiating. Private family interment will take place at a later date at Mt. Hope Cemetery in Litchfield. The family will receive friends for visitation from 2-5 p.m. Sunday, at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions are suggested to the Parkinson's National Foundation, the First Presbyterian Church Memorial Fund or the . For online condolences, visit www.eaglefuneralhomes.com.
Published in The Hillsdale Daily News on Aug. 28, 2016
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