21°FOvercastFull Forecast
Shaw Media Auctions

Dale A. Presley

Published: Saturday, Dec. 22, 2012 1:15 a.m. CST
Dale A. Presley

FORT MYERS, Fla. – Dale A. Presley, 77, of Fort Myers, Fla., formerly of Dixon, died Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2012, at his home after a sudden illness. He was a State Farm agent for 37 years before retiring.

He was born Oct. 22, 1935, in Pekin, the son of Ellsworth and Meta (German) Presley. Dale was a veteran of the Army. He married Judith Baker on Sept. 22, 1958, in Pekin.

He was a member of First Christian Church in Dixon and Elks.

Dale had been a member and past president of KSB Hospital Board of Directors, Rock River Life Underwriters,; Dixon Chamber of Commerce, Dixon Community Trust, and Dixon Rotary Club.

He is survived by his wife; son, Gary (Susan) Presley of Dixon; daughter, Charlene (John) Devine of Fort Myers; and grandchildren, Joseph and Elizabeth Presley of Dixon and Justin and Jason Devine of Fort Myers.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Jones Funeral Home in Dixon. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Friday at First Christian Church in Dixon, with the Rev. Lynn Bond officiating. Burial will be at Oakwood Cemetery in Dixon.

A memorial has been established. 

Visit www.thejonesfh.com to send condolences.

More News

National video

Reader Poll

Rock Falls is considering a ban on leaf burning. Should the city finally take that step?
Yes. Sterling and Dixon have had bans for years. It’s time for Rock Falls to impose a ban.
No. It would be too great a burden for homeowners to dispose of fallen leaves in other ways.
Not sure
No opinion