James Edward Dale (August 17, 1938 – May 1, 2010)

James Edward Dale, 71, of Zanesville, died at 7:25 PM Saturday May 1, 2010 at Adams Lane Care Center.

He was born August 17, 1938 in Zanesville, the son of the late Earl T. and Marie (Mason) Dale. Jim was a veteran of the US Army serving 1961 to 1963 and in the Army Reserve from 1963 to 1965. He graduated from South Zanesville High School Class of 1956 and held a Bachelor’s Degree and Master’s Degree from Ohio University. Jim served on Zanesville City Council for many years having been elected to several terms. He had been employed by McGraw Edison in Zanesville, NCR in Cambridge and was retired from the Muskingum County Child Support Enforcement Agency in Zanesville as a supervisor.

Jim is survived by his wife Suellen Sims Dale whom he married September 10, 1960, daughter: J. Alexandra Dale, MD (Thomas R. Hurford) of Virginia Beach, VA, brother-in-law: Michael S. (Alta) Sims of Zanesville, niece: Ann Elisabeth Sims of Chicago, IL, one uncle, several cousins including a special cousin, Sandra G. Combs of Zanesville and his Lakeland Terrier, Brier.

Visitation will be 6:00 – 8:00 PM Tuesday May 4, 2010 at Bryan & Snider Funeral Home 2318 Maple Ave.

Honoring the families wishes Jim will be cremated and no funeral services will be held.

Memorial Contributions may be made in Jim’s memory to The Animal Shelter Society, 1430 Newark Road, Zanesville, OH 43701

To share memories and condolences with the Dale family, visit Jim’s memorial on-line registry at www.BryanSniderFuneralHome.com.

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