Dale was born on January 30, 1935 in Monett, the son of the late Ernest Eugene "Gene" and Goldie (Redding) Wormington . He was in the graduating class of 1952 from Monett High School. He served his country honorably in the United States Army and was a member of the New Site Baptist Church. He was a custom home builder in the Monett area for over 40 years.
On May 25, 1960 in Monett at the New Site Baptist Church, Dale Wormington and Donna Dennis were united in marriage. They were blessed with over 50 years of
together. She preceded him in death on July 26, 2010.
Also preceding him in death were one brother, Harold Wormington; and two sisters, Helen Wormington and Juanita Henson.
Survivors include three sons, Randall Dale Wormington and wife Robyn, of Carthage, MO, Greg Wormington and wife Roberta, of Monett and Jody Wormington and wife Kelly, of Monett; seven grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; two brothers, James Wormington and wife Thelma, of Monett, Frank Wormington and wife Judy of Verona, MO; and two sisters, Robbie Balden and husband Bob, of Monett and Ruby Kristek of Wichita, KS; and a host of extended family and friends.
Funeral services for Mr. Wormington will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, July 8, 2012 at the New Site Baptist Church in Monett with Pastor Rocky Harris and Reverend Aaron Weibel officiating. Interment will be in the New Site Cemetery.
The family invites friends for a visitation on Saturday from 6 to 8 p.m. at the New Site Baptist Church, west of Monett. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions have been requested for the New Site Baptist Church in care of the funeral home.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Buchanan Funeral Home, Monett, MO.