Funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at Aikins-Farmer Funeral Home in Metropolis with Rev. David Wright officiating.
Burial will follow at Metropolis Memorial Gardens.
Dale attended Joppa Missionary Baptist Church, where he was a member for many years.
In addition to being a faithful servant of his church, Dale had a passion for aviation and flying his airplane.
Survivors include his wife of 27 years, Betty Meyer; one son, Corey Meyer and wife Shannon of Arlington Heights; one daughter, Narvetta Meyer of Mt. Prospect, Colo.; two stepsons, William Hatfield and wife Belinda of Anna and Todd Hatfield and his wife Kelley of Monument, Colo.; four grandchildren, Britney Meyer, Lindsey Meyer and Shawn Meyer, all of Arlington Heights, and Justin Meyer of Mt. Prospect; his stepgrandchildren, Pete Hatfield and his wife Bridi of Ballwin, Mo., Ashley Hatfield and her husband Stephen of Anna, Tyler Hatfield of Columbus, Miss. and Jackson Hatfield and Zachary Hatfield, both of Monument; one stepgreatgranddaughter, Emily Hatfield of Ballwin; two brothers, Don Meyer and wife Shirley of Hillerman and Gale Meyer and wife Joy of Rockford; one sister, Dinah Shrum and husband Jim of Metropolis; and several nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. on Wednesday, March 5 at the funeral home.