Rev. Dale A. Warner, formerly of Gainesville, FL, born April 11, 1927, passed away on Monday, September 20, 2021. Dale was preceded in death by parents Charles and Alma, brother/Don, and loving wife of 66 years, Lempi.
Dale graduated from the University of Florida in 1953 with a PHD in organic chemistry and pursued a career in chemistry and business. He retired at 57 to answer his calling into the ministry where he attended the University of the South receiving his Masters of Divinity. Dale served as the long-time rector of Trinity Melrose and later assisting parishes in need, well into his 80’s.
He is survived by sons Van (Leslie), Ray (Suzanne), Glenn (Julie) and Brad, and 12 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren.
Funeral Services will be held at 2:00 PM on Saturday, October 2, 2021 at Holy Trinity Episcopal Church in Gainesville, FL; Masks and Social Distancing will be observed. At a later date, Dale and Lempi’s ashes will be spread at Camp Weed. Arrangements are under the care of MILAM FUNERAL AND CREMATION SERVICES 311 South Main Street Gainesville, FL. 32601 www.milamfh.com