Dale Richard Vangilder

Monday, September 26, 2016
Dale Vangilder

Dale Richard Vangilder, 70, a lifetime resident of Rector, Ark., passed away on September 25, 2016, at the General Baptist Nursing Home in Piggott, Ark. He was born June 14, 1946, to the late Doyle and Iva Mae (Whitaker) Vangilder in the Leonard Community.

Dale spent his life farming, and caring for the land and his family. He was the President of the Rector School Board for many years and a member of the First Baptist Church.

He is survived by his son, Ryan Vangilder of Rector; his daughters and son-in-laws, Callie and Aaron Harmon of Rector and Kaitlin and Arron Spears; his grandchildren, Anna Kay Vangilder, Will Vangilder, Randy Vangilder, Bryan Vangilder, Landon Vangilder, Molly Vangilder, Eric Harmon and Drake Spears and his sister, Linda and Robert Spann of Bartlett, Tenn.; his wife, Kathy Vangilder along with many other relatives and friends.

Visitation will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 27, at the Irby Funeral Home in Rector. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Wednesday at the First Baptist Church in Rector. Interment will be in the Woodland Heights Cemetery of Rector.

Those who wish may sign the online condolence book at www.irbyfuneralhome.co