Obituary: W. Dale Sally
W. Dale Sally
W. Dale Sally of Exeter, Calf. passed away July 2, 2018 in Visalia, Calif. at the age of 73. He was a wonderful husband, dad, Papa, brother, uncle, and friend.
Dale was born in Lindsay, Calif. to Dale and Ada Sally. He was very active in the United Methodist Church and throughout Exeter. He served on the City Council, Lions Club, Ambulance Board, Friant Water Board, and coached youth sports. He was recognized by the Chamber of Commerce as the Heritage Award winner of 2012.
After graduating from Cal Poly, Dale returned to the family ranch in Exeter where he worked for 40 years prior to becoming the manager of Exeter and Ivanhoe Irrigation Districts for 15 years. After his retirement in 2011, Dale and Barbara loved traveling to see family.
Dale is survived by his loving wife of 51 years, Barbara; daughters Kim (Abel), Debbie (Jim) and son Will (Beth); sisters Wanda Twibell and Lourana Bolland; and several nieces and nephews.
A Celebration of Life will be held at 11 a.m. on July 13 at Exeter United Methodist Church, 148 N. D St. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Exeter United Methodist Church or Exeter Relay for Life. relayforlife.org/exeterca.