Gilbert "Gil" Dake

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Gilbert "Gil" Dake, age 65 of Hixson, Tenn. passed away Sunday, August 24, 2014, in Erlanger Medical Center in Chattanooga, Tenn. He was born in Sweetwater, Tenn., resident most of his life of Chattanooga, Tenn., former resident of Mount Airy, North Carolina and preceded in death by his father: Wilse Gilbert Dake on May 9, 1995. He was a formerly with Buster Brown and Cross Creek Apparel and was former owner opreator of Signs By Tomorrow in Chattanooga, Tenn. He was a member of Hixson United Methodist Church, a veteran of the National Guard, was very active in the Chattanooga Chamber of Commerce and was a graduate of the University of Tennessee, Knoxville,Tn. Survivors: Wife of 42 years: Kathy Miller Dake of Hixson, Tenn. Daughter and Son-in-law: Alison and Jason Bennett of High Point, North Carolina, Son: Jeremy Dake of Hixson, Tenn. Grandson: Will Dake Three Granddaughters: Kaylie Dake, Amber Bennett, and Lillie Dake, Mother: Alene Langford Dake of Athens, Tenn., Sister and Brother-in-law: Debby and Scotty Hannah of Athens, Tenn., Two Nieces: Amy Hannah and Christy Hannah, Two Nephews: Bob Hannah and Scott Hannah. Memorial services will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers Memorial contributions may be made in Mr. Dake's name to the Baroness Foundation, 975 E. 3rd St., Chattanooga, TN 37403. There will be no formal visitation. Those wishing may send condolences at Laycock-Hobbs Funeral Home, Athens, Tenn. in charge of arrangements.

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Published in Mount Airy Newspapers from Aug. 25 to Aug. 26, 2014