Dale Phillip Myers
Virginia Beach - Dale Phillip Myers (Capt. USN, Retired) passed away peacefully on February 18th. Born in 1933 in Baraboo, Wisconsin, and raised in Orange County, California, he graduated in 1955 with degrees in Landscape Architecture and Horticulture from California Polytechnic Institute. Dale's career as a naval officer and helicopter pilot spanned 31 years and included deployments to Antarctica, Thailand, South America, Vietnam, Wales and remote islands in the Pacific. During his second career as a landscape architect, Dale designed local gardens, volunteered for public beautification projects and designed Buff's Garden at 47th Street and Oceanfront Avenue. His wife of 62 years, Jan; children Pam Goggins (Jim), Karen Woodard (Pope) and Chip Myers; 8 grandchildren and many friends will continue to be inspired by Dale's life of generosity and kindness. Kindly make memorial donations to the Virginia Beach Volunteer Rescue Squad (www.vbvrs.org
) or a charity of your choice
. Following a private funeral mass, burial will take place at a later date at Arlington National Cemetery.View the online memorial for Dale Phillip Dale Phillip
Published by The Virginian-Pilot from Feb. 21 to Feb. 22, 2018.