McVAY, Dale Julian
June 9, 1933 –
June 29, 2021
Dale passed away peacefully June 29, 2021, from the after effects of a stroke.
Born in Missoula, MT to Julian and Madelyne McVay. The family moved to Millwood Spokane when Dale was a toddler. At age 13 Dale was blessed with a baby sister, "Arlys."
For High School, Dale attended Upper Columbia Academy, there he met his sweetheart, Juanette Wright. Dale went to work on the Loon Lake farm. In 1952 "Toodie" (Juanette) and Dale married. He joined the Army and was stationed in Munich Germany for two years. Upon their return to the states, he got his business degree. Dale worked in real estate, eventually owning his own business "McVay Realtors."
Dale was very family oriented, enjoying skiing (water and snow), hiking, motorcycling (dirt and street), boating and traveling. Dad often said, "work hard – play hard."
Dale is survived by Toodie, his wife of 68 years, two daughters: Melody (Beavon) and Chery (Glover) and son, Ron McVay (Steffanee). Also survived by his sister, Arlys and Ed Grable and family; his brother-in-law Sonny and Zee Wright and family; sister-in-law Joni and Eddy Priester and family. Grandchildren: Levi and Alecia (Keith), Alex, Scott, Courtney, Justin and Hyeon, Caitlin, Aaron and Hannah (Lilly and London), Cara and Ashton. Also, many cousins, nieces, and nephews, as well as many lifelong friends.
Thank you to Cornerstone Care and to Hospice of Spokane,
Celebrating Dale's Life – July 25th, 11:00 am. at Deer Park, S.D.A. Church
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Published by Spokesman-Review on Jul. 21, 2021.