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Ernest Lee Dale

February 22, 1948 ~ June 30, 2022 (age 74)

Obituary

Ernest Lee Dale was born to Eloise Dale in Sardis, Alabama on February 22, 1948. Ms. Eloise Dale later moved to Selma, Alabama. Ernest was one of nine children. He was preceded in death by his mother, Eloise; three sisters, Ernestine Dale, Zadie Dale and Minnie Dale Lomax; and one brother, Willie Lawrence Dale.

Ernest gave his life to Christ at an early age at Mt. Zion Baptist Church of Selma, Alabama. Ernest graduated from Tipton High School. He went on to attend Bishop College in Dallas, Texas. Ernest completed his Bachelor’s degree at Tuskegee University in Tuskegee, Alabama. After moving to Cincinnati, Ohio, he obtained his MBA from Xavier University.

Ernest started his career as a Supervisor at Seagram’s Distillery. He began working at Ford Motor Company in June of 1973. He retired after 30 years of service. Ernest leaves to cherish his memory, his sister, Catherine Dale of Jacksonville, Florida; brothers, Daniel Dale (Sandra) of Wichita, Kansas, Melvin Dale (Marie) of Sardis, Alabama and Rev. Edward Dale (Sandy) of Cincinnati, Ohio.

Ernest’s children, Artemesia, Ernest Jr., Rikkia (Mario) and Cecil will cherish his memories forevermore.

Ernest’s beloved Janet and Jesse will cherish his memories always.

He leaves to mourn, a host of grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins and a host of family and friends. Ernest was an honest man of integrity that believed in the Gospel of Jesus. He was deeply loved.

Ernest was an honest man of integrity that believed in the Gospel of Jesus. He was deeply loved.

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Gathering (Mask and Social Distancing Recommended)
Friday
July 15, 2022

5:30 PM to 6:00 PM
Preston Charles Funeral Home (Lockland)
400 N. Wayne Avenue
Lockland, OH 45215

Memorial Service (Mask and Social Distancing Recommended)
Friday
July 15, 2022

6:00 PM
Preston Charles Funeral Home (Lockland)
400 N. Wayne Avenue
Lockland, OH 45215

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