Dale Francis Edgecomb, 63, of Appleton went to be with the Lord on Dec. 20, 2012, in Greenville. He was born Oct. 23, 1949, in Liberty.

Dale served in the US Army. He and his wife owned and operated The Me & D Store in Burkettville for 14 years. He also worked as a carpenter building his house, store and camps. Always lending a helping hand with others projects. Dale enjoyed his camp on Ragged Lake and visiting his neighbors David and Patt Dunn, Sam, Houston, Paul and Steve. Having every one "come up to camp" was something he enjoyed immensely.

He also enjoyed playing Texas Holdem' and High card – he was always the lucky one. Most of all Dale enjoyed spending time with his family and friends visiting them all when they stopped at the house.

Dale is survived by his wife of 40 years Marie Edgecomb, his three children: Lisa Light, Beth Mitchell and Dane Edgecomb and wife Joyce; his grandchildren: Randy Edgecomb, Andy Edgecomb, Michael Light, Nicholas Light, Taylor Light Surek and Clay Mitchell; ans his great-grandchildren: Cody Edgecomb and Chase Edgecomb. He also will be missed by his siblings: Charlie Edgecomb and his wife Sandra, Bunk Edgecomb and his wife Nancy, Paula Adams and her husband Charlie, Laura Weeks and her companion Jack Smith, Priscilla Cash and her husband Denis, in-laws Linda Gibson, Spencer Turner and his wife Vickie, Jill Pease and her husband Daniel, mother-in-law Edwina Foster and father-in-law Ronald Turner; as well as many nieces and nephews.

Funeral services took place Dec. 23 at Riposta Funeral Home in Belfast. Interment was at Hunt Cemetery in Liberty followed by a gathering at St. Clair's Community Building also in Liberty.

In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to Liberty Food Pantry. Please visit ripostafh.com to offer condolences to the Edgecomb family.