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2010-02-04 / Obituaries

Dale Eugene Bandy

April 2, 1928 - January 29, 2010

Memorial Services for Dale E. Bandy, Age 81, are scheduled for Sunday, Feb. 7, 2010 at 10:30 AM during the regular services at First Presbyterian Church in Rockdale.

Dale was born April 2, 1928 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma to Ernest and Sarah Davis Bandy. He was raised in Oshkosh, Nebraska. Dale was a veteran of Army Airborne from March 1946 to September 1947. He received his B.S. in Engineering from the University of Nebraska.

On February 14, 1982, he and Sara Jane Yarbrough were married in Navasota. Dale worked as a Chemical Engineer for ARCO Pipeline for 35 years. They moved to Rockdale where they have lived the past 24 years. He was a member of First Presbyterian Church.

Dale passed away Friday, January 29, 2010 at his home near Rockdale, reaching the age of 81. He was preceded in death by his parents. A sister, Ellen Baptist and a brother, Daryl W. Bandy.

Surviving; His wife, Sara Bandy of Rockdale. Son, Dale E. “Skip” Bandy, Jr. and wife Sallia of Georgetown. Daughter, Stephanie Bandy Laughinghouse and husband William “Bubba” of Hondo. Sister, Elwanda Wentz of Casper, Wyoming. Two grandchildren, Chris and Megan Laughinghouse.

In Lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to First Presbyterian Church, P.O. Box 1007, Rockdale, Texas 76567 or to the American Cancer Society, c/o Gaye Bland, P.O. Box 1630, Rockdale, Texas 76567.

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