Dale M. Chenault, 74

WELLSVILLE – Dale M. Chenault, 74, of Wellsville, died Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014, at UPMC Presbyterian Hospital in Pittsburgh.

He was born Sept. 12, 1939, in Saline Township, the son of the late Marion and Hazel E. (Nightingale) Chenault.

Dale graduated from Wellsville High School in 1958 and attended Kent State University East Liverpool campus. He served in the United States Army. He was previously employed at Smith’s Auto Speed Shop, National Church Supply, and Crucible Steel. He also worked as a water well driller, installer of insulation, and for twenty years in the maintenance department at Ohio Edison Sammis Plant. Most recently he was the owner of Lasting Moments Photography Studio. Dale was a member of Triangle Photography Association, VFW Post 5647, Toronto American Legion, Wellsville Revitalization Committee, Steel Valley Barbershop Chorus in Steubenville, and Highstackers Club. He was a member of St. Mark Lutheran Church in Steubenville.

Survivors include his wife, Darlene (Smerick) Chenault, whom he married Sept. 13, 1963; one daughter: Diane Lynn McDevitt and her husband, Steven, of Columbiana; one son: Stephen Dale Chenault and his wife, Brenda, of Wellsville; one brother: Michael Chenault and his wife, Renee, of Roann, Ind.; and three granddaughters: Emily and Elizabeth Chenault, and Anastasia McDevitt.

The funeral service will be held at noon Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014, at St. Mark Lutheran Church, 133 Lovers Lane in Steubenville, with Rev. David McCloskey of the church officiating.

Friends may call from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at the Roberts Funeral Home, 631 Main Street in Wellsville, and one hour prior to the service at the church on Wednesday.

The Tri-State Burial Group will afford full military honors at 6 p.m. on Tuesday.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that memorial contributions be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, PO Box 758517 Topeka, Kansas 66675 or St. Mark Lutheran Church, 133 Lovers Lane, Steubenville, OH 43952.

You may view this obituary and send condolences online at www.robertsfuneralhomewellsville.com.