Born January 2, 1945 in Alba, he was a son of the late LaRue H. and Adelia (Fitch) Pepper. He married the former Barbara A. Rupert, and together they celebrated 43 years of marriage.
Dale served his country honorably in the U.S. Navy. He then worked as a brick layer, where he enjoyed his work tremendously. Dale enjoyed antique collecting, hunting, fishing, and above all spending time with family, especially his grandchildren.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, David Pepper.
A memorial service will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, March 10 at McCarty-Thomas Funeral Home, 557 E. Water Street, Hughesville, with Rev. Cinda J. Brucker officiating. Friends may call from 10 to 11 a.m. Friday at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital at www.stjude.org/give, the Wounded Warrior Project at www.woundedwarriorproject.org/donate or a charity of your choice.
Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.mccartythomas.com