Dale Eskew

Friday, September 16, 2005

DEXTER, Mo. -- Dale J. Eskew, 64, of Dexter died Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2005, at Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center in Poplar Bluff, Mo.

He was born July 15, 1941, at Dexter, son of Curtis and Eva Martin Eskew.

Eskew moved to St. Louis in 1962. He retired as a maintenance mechanic at Bodine Aluminum. He moved back to Dexter in 2003.

Survivors include a brother, Larry "Butch" Eskew of Jackson; four sisters, Delois Gales of Dexter, Pauline Griffy of Jackson, Reta DePriest of Kennett, Mo., and Jo Ann Pettibone of Overland, Mo.

He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother.

Friends may call at Watkins and Sons Funeral Home in Dexter from 5 to 8 p.m. today.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home, with the Revs. Keith Garland and Marty Lamp officiating. Burial will be in Harper Cemetery at Aid, Mo.