James "Jimmy" Martin DaleJames (Jimmy) Martin Dale passed away on October 24, 2018. He was a resident of Florence, CO for 12 years and was formerly a resident of Colorado Springs. He was retired from the Air Force. He was also a land surveyor.

Jimmy was born on May 16, 1925 to Loren Gilbert Dale and Lenora Violet (Stapleton) Dale in Hutchinson, KS. In 1970, he married Elva June (Dotson) Dale in California.

Jimmy was fond of fishing and hunting. He also enjoyed golf and bowling. Jimmy attended high school in Kingman, KS. He continued his education while in the Air Force.

Jimmy joined the Army soon after his 18th birthday in 1943. He was wounded in July 1944 but returned to active duty to serve till the war was over in 1945. He worked with his father surveying the Air Force Academy. Then he joined the Air Force and served until he retired in 1971.

He is survived by his sister, Karen A Dale; niece, Susan Ogden; nephews: Kenneth, Loren, and Bob Dale, and Rod Grieve; and numerous great nephews and nieces.

The service will be held at Shrine of Remembrance Veterans Honor Court on Friday November 2, 2018 at 2:00 p.m.

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  1. My deepest sympathy for your loss. What seems to be a long life is never long enough where our loved ones are concerned. Our Heavenly Father Jehovah feels the same way. That is why He has promised to swallow up death forever and soon end all our suffering. (Rev. 21:3-5; Isa. 25:8) May His promises be a soothing balm for your grieving hearts.

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