Carlos K. Dale
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Newport News - Carlos Kenny Dale, 96, died on March 30, 2013, in Newport News. Kenny was born May 29, 1916 in Norfolk to Harvey Leroy and Mae McClenny Dale. He grew up in Portsmouth, and was a graduate of Woodrow Wilson High School, North Carolina State College and Virginia Polytechnic Institute. During WWII he served with the U.S. Coast Guard Reserve, receiving both the Victory Medal and the Navy-Marine Corps Medal for heroism. Kenny continued to serve in the U.S. Coast Guard Reserve until his retirement in 1976, with the rank of Captain.
Kenny enjoyed a 30 year career in the U.S. Department of the Interior, National Park Service, retiring in 1971. He was awarded both a Meritorious Service Medal and a National Park Service Citation during his years of government service.
Kenny was preceded in death by his parents, his first wife, Elizabeth Clark Dale, and his second wife, Boleyn Brownlee Dale. He is survived by his son, Kenny Maxwell Dale and wife Emily; his son John Clark Dale; granddaughter, Elizabeth Wimmer and husband Adam; great grandchildren, Berkley and Grant Wimmer; grandson, Justin Dale and wife Stacy; step daughter, Nancy Joan Stotts and husband David, along with their children Catherine, Carolyn, Joanna, and Jonathan, and Jonathan's wife Kimberly; step son, Jake Douglas Miller, Jr. and wife Allison, along with their children Nathan and Amber Lee; step son, John Allen Miller and wife Kandace, their children Charlotte and John Jr. and step son, Frederick Alexander Miller and his wife Yu Chen.
Graveside service with military honors will be held at 11 a.m. on April 8, 2013 at Olive Branch Cemetery, Portsmouth, VA. The family will receive friends on April 7 from 4 to 5:30 p.m. at Hogg Funeral Home, Gloucester Point, VA.
Should friends desire memorial donations may be made to The Nature Conservancy, Virginia Chapter, 490 Westfield Road, Charlottesville, VA 22901 or to Mathews Meals on Wheels Program, c/o Bay Aging, P. O. Box 610, Urbanna, Va 23175.
Published in The Virginian Pilot on Apr. 3, 2013