April 1941 ~ May 2018_x000D_
Dale was born in Merced, CA to Chester and Effie Grissom and passed away surrounded by his loving family at the age of 77. He was a man of few words who enjoyed deer hunting, fishing, frogging and being outdoors. Dale had game chickens, hunting dogs and was a beekeeper for 45 years. He enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren and great grandchildren who he lovingly called “crumb snatchers”. Dale and his wife Rose did everything together and were rarely apart until her passing in 2017.
He is survived by his children Sherrie (John) Alves and Dawna (Angelo) Cardoso; sister Pamela Reason; grandchildren Kristen Dutra-Pouliot, Susan (Lino) Flores, Natasha (Ben) Brahic, Melanie Cardoso, Rose Moralez, Jessica (Anthony) Lawrence, Joseph Moralez and Mary Moralez; great grandchildren Sydney, Peyton, Paige, Paisly, Landen, Shelby, Maverick, Ace and Mia.
Dale was preceded in death by his wife Rose Mary Grissom; daughter Diana Grissom; granddaughter Rochelle Cardoso; parents and siblings Winifred Grissom, Doris Beni and Ernestine Reason.
Memorial contributions can be made in his memory to Covenant Care Hospice.
Viewing will be held at Allen Mortuary on Friday, June 8, 2018 from 3:00-7:00p.m. Graveside service will be at Winton Cemetery District on Saturday, June 9, 2018 at 1:00p.m.
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