Dale Hall Love, 89, passed away September 28, 2018, in Springfield, Missouri. He was born April 9, 1929, near Scotland, Arkansas (Van Buren County, Arkansas), the son of Lonnie Franklin Love and Gertie Hall Love.
He is survived by two sons, Ron Love, Springfield, Missouri and wife Melinda, Mark R. Love of Pineville, Missouri and wife L. Michele; two grandsons, Nick and Will Love of Springfield, Missouri; a brother, Troy Love and wife Sylvia of Sylvan Hills, Arkansas; and many nieces, nephews and great-nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Betty Mae Durham Love; two brothers, Porter Love and Virgil Love; and five sisters, Penzil Smith, Iola Underwood, Alta Wood, Lola Waddell and Opal Cleaver.
Dale was a graduate of Scotland High School, a United States Navy veteran, a Mason, a member of the Communication Workers of America and Telephone Pioneers. He grew up working on the family farm near Scotland and worked for Southwestern Bell Telephone Company/AT&T for 43 years before retiring.
He was a member of Central Baptist Church in Conway, Arkansas for many years and spent most of his adult life in Conway, moving to Springfield, Missouri two years ago.
He and Betty were married for 53 years and enjoyed their time with all of their family, and especially spending time at the cabin on Greer's Ferry Lake. He also liked to hunt, fish, boat, barbeque, raise and put up vegetables from his garden and work in his woodworking shop.
He was a loving husband, father and grandfather.
Graveside services will be 1:00PM, Monday, October 1, 2018 at Crestlawn Memorial Park in Conway under the direction of Roller/McNutt Funeral Home of Conway.
The family requests memorials be made to Central Baptist Church, 3333 Dave Ward Drive, Conway, AR 72034 or the charity of your choice.