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Dale Eugene Folwell, 1934 – 2014

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Dale Eugene Folwell, 1934 – 2014

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Dale Eugene Folwell, 1934 – 2014

Service time: May 24, 2014 at 02:00 PM

Dale Eugene Folwell
1934 – 2014

Dale Eugene Folwell, age 79, passed away May 13, 2014, at his home in Tehachapi.  Services were held on May 24, 2014, at 2 p.m. at the Bear Valley Church in Bear Valley Springs and were officiated by Pastor Kevin Boesler.

Dale was born to Frank Collins and Florence "Mae" (Burton) Folwell on July 9, 1934, in Bell and lived in South Gate.  Dale went to Long Beach State College, and married Patricia Ann Gray on Feb. 20, 1954.  He served in the Marine Corps for three years, from 1952 to 1955.

Dale was an Electronics Engineer with many patents in his name.  He worked for North American, Rockwell, and Boeing Industries.  He also had his own company for a few years.

Dale and Pat traveled a few years in their motor home and traveled Europe and Israel.  He was a man of many talents – very artistic, very smart, and a good friend.  Dale was a model builder (planes), a wood carver, and enjoyed golf.

Surviving him are his wife, Pat; sons, Jerry, Dan, and Gary Folwell; daughter, Julie Marino; sister, Donna Talmadge; grandchildren, Zoe and Mia Folwell, Ben and Jeff Folwell, Emma Folwell, and Ashley and Nick Marino; and great-grandchildren, Kelly and Allister Mulick.

Donations in remembrance of Dale may be made to Optimal Hospice Foundation, 1315 Boughton Drive, Bakersfield CA 93308, or the charity of your choice.  Arrangements were made with the assistance of Wood Family Funeral Service, Inc.  For condolences please visit woodmortuary.net.

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