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Dale Tong

Dale Tong

Monday August 2, 1937 Sunday July 28, 2019

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Obituary for Dale Tong

Dale Tong, 81 years of age, passed away Sunday, July 28, 2019.
Dale was born August 2, 1937 in Pike County, OH., the son of the late Wilgor (Wig) and Hazel Marie (Kendall) Tong. Beside his parents, Dale was preceded in death by his stepmother, Ruth Tong; one brother, Gaylord Tong; stepsister and stepbrother-in-law, Pauline and Myron Bond.
Dale was a 1955 graduate of Sinking Spring High School and was a founding member of the Brush Creek Township Fire Department. Dale served his Country in the U.S. Navy, which he was very proud of. Dale was a member of the Hillsboro Church of the Nazarene and retired from South Central Power in Hillsboro.
On April 14, 1957, Dale was united in marriage to Bernice M. (Neal) Tong who survives. Dale is survived by his daughter and son-in-law, Kelly Beth and Gregory Allen Helsel of St. Petersburg, FL; one grandson, Quinn Luke Helsel; one brother and sister-in-law, Keith and Sandy Tong of Canton, OH; three sisters and brothers-in-law, Eleanor and David Tolle, Lynn and Galen Neal, Arlene and Roger Huffman all of Hillsboro; three nieces, Mitzi Reed, Joni Wheeler and Krista Spencer; three nephews, Brian Tong, Brian Huffman and Neal Huffman; three step nephews, Danny Bond, Mike Bond and Scott Bond; one step niece, Randy Brennan; several great nieces, nephews, cousins and a host of friends.
Funeral services will be held 11:00 A.M. Friday, August 2, 2019 at the Hillsboro Church of the Nazarene, 8230 U.S. 50 East, Hillsboro. Pastor Tom Zile will officiate. Burial will follow in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Sinking Spring with Military Graveside Rites conducted by the Highland County Guard. Friends may call Thursday from 5:00 P.M. until 8:00 P.M. at the Hillsboro Church of the Nazarene.
Family request memorials to the Hillsboro Church of the Nazarene or Community Care Hospice.

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  • Visitation

    Thursday August 1, 2019 | 5:00pm - 8:00pm
    Hillsboro Church of the Nazarene
    8230 U.S. 50
    Hillsboro, OH
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    Thursday August 1, 2019
    5:00pm - 8:00pm
  • Service

    Friday August 2, 2019 | 11:00am
    Hillsboro Church of the Nazarene
    8230 U.S. 50
    Hillsboro, OH
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    Friday August 2, 2019
    11:00am
  • Interment

    Friday August 2, 2019 | 12:00pm
    Pleasant Hill
    Address Not Available
    Hillsboro, OH
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    Friday August 2, 2019
    12:00pm

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Leslie Ramsey

Bernice...I was so sorry to hear about your dear husbands’ passing. Dale was one of the “good guys” and will be missed by everyone who knew him. We never know how or why God chooses as He does, but I am positive He is holding Dale in His loving arms at this moment in time. Please accept my prayers and deepest sympathy for you and your family. Leslie Ramsey & Family
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Sue Boatman

Dear family, I'm so sorry to hear of your loss. Dale was a sweet man that I always enjoyed talking to. He will be greatly missed. You are all in my prayers.
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Alberta Duncan

I am so sorry for your loss. Dale was a sweet man. May God give all of you peace and comfort.
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Robert Storer

Dear Bernice and family, We are so sorry to hear of Dale's passing. I will always remember him working with my father Howard Rhoads at South Central Power. He was such a nice and always talked to me. Prayers to help you thru this sad time.
Christine and Bob Storer
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NarrowGate Ministry

In loving memory of a true patriot. May the Lord speak to your heart the perfect words of comfort! Our prayers are with you!
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