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“You will be missed Uncle Silas. You were a kind and soft spokened man. Our love and prayers to Aunt Mabel, David, Quita and Kelsey In dealing with...Read More »
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“We will see you again, Papaw Silas! Love and prayers for Mabel, David, Quita and Kelsey! ”
2 of 5 | Posted by: Beth Mcclellan - Family

“Our thoughts and prayers are with the family during this difficult time. ”
3 of 5 | Posted by: Tim Street - Valdese, NC

“I am so sorry for your loss. Silas was such a kind hearted person. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Houston, Anne , Kaylie, Morgan & Greyson...Read More »
4 of 5 | Posted by: Anne Sparks - Destin, FL - Family

“We were saddened to hear of Mr. Dales passing. ”
5 of 5 | Posted by: Bruce Elder - Morganton, NC


Silas Aaron Dale, 92, of Morganton, passed away Sunday, September 13, 2020.
Born in Burke County, May 21, 1928, he was the son of the late Aaron McRoy Dale and Essie Shuping Dale.
For many years Silas was an active member of Asheville Street Baptist Church, and he loved his church family. Silas was a U.S. Army Veteran of the Korean War. He was a mortar platoon gunner with the 32nd Infantry Regiment and was awarded the Korean Service Ribbon with two campaign stars and the Combat Infantryman Badge. He was a loving husband, father, and grandfather who enjoyed reading, gardening, being outdoors, and spending time with his family. Silas retired after 40 years with Reliable Heating and Air Conditioning which he and his brother Frank, owned and operated.
In addition to his parents, Silas was preceded in death by his son, Joseph Dean Dale; sisters, Etta Sloan Wood (Tony), Hazel Finger (Zack), and Ruth Noles (Paul); brothers, Joseph Wilson Dale, and Frank McRoy Dale.
Silas is survived by his wife of 66 years, Mabel Wooten Dale; children, David Aaron Dale and wife Quita; and granddaughter Kelsey Dale Smith.
Silas will be available for viewing from 11:00AM to 1:00PM on Sunday, September 20, 2020 at Heritage Funeral Service in Valdese.
A funeral service will be held at 2:00PM on Sunday in the Chapel of Heritage Funeral Service with the Rev. Doug Goforth officiating.
Interment will follow at Burke Memorial Park with Military Honors presented by the NC National Guard and the Caldwell County Veterans Honor Guard.
Memorial contributions may be made to Asheville Street Baptist Church at 107 Colony Dr. Morganton, NC 28655.

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