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Dale Alan Deardurff

October 12, 1943 — October 8, 2020

Dale Alan Deardurff

Dale Alan Deardurff, age 76, of Bellefontaine, Ohio passed away peacefully at 1:34 a.m. Thursday, October 8, 2020 at home surrounded by his family.

He was born October 12, 1943, a son of the late Marion W. and Alice A. (Hurley) Deardurff. In addition to his parents, Dale was preceded in death by a sister, Marilyn Hofmann; two brothers, John and Earl Deardurff and a sister-in-law, Gladys Deardurff.​

Prior to his passing, Dale found peace with his Savior and was looking forward to a new body in heaven.

Dale is survived by his four children, Kris (Tom) Young of Marysville, Ohio, Scott (Kelly) Deardurff of Alabama, Vince (Cindy) Deardurff of Zanesfield, Ohio and Melissa (Bob) Warren of Galloway, Ohio; nine grandchildren, Cole (Sarah) Fryling, Isaac (Chelsea) Young, Hannah (Daniel) Hopper, Allison Young, Kyler Deardurff, Hunter Deardurff, Kathleen Warren, Joe Warren and Leah Deardurff; three great grandchildren, Cole Fryling, Teddy Fryling and Deitrik Hopper; a sister, Carolyn Deardurff; a sister-in-law, Betty Deardurff; a brother-in-law, Paul Hofmann; many nieces and nephews; a close friend, Anita Tapp of Arizona; his cat “Miss Kitty” and many special friends at Shawnee Springs and Route 68 Grill.

A 1961 graduate of Bellefontaine High School, Dale had worked as a mechanic at Grove’s Radiator and Alignment in Bellefontaine. He was an avid NASCAR fan.

Per Dale’s wishes, no public services will be held.

The staff of the Eichholtz Daring & Sanford Funeral Home & Cremation Center in Bellefontaine is honored to serve the Deardurff family.


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