He was the assistant football coach at Midview High School. Dale served in the U.S. Army, 101st Airborne. He enjoyed golfing and his grandchildren.
He is survived by his son, Dale; daughter, Melanie; grandchildren, Steven, Caroline and Willie.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Jane; and father, Ernest Balas.
Friends and family are welcome to attend a graveside service with full military honors will be held at Ohio Western Reserve Cemetery, Rittman, Friday, October 18, 2013 at 10:30 A.M.