R. Dale Shingleton

Birth Date: 
Sunday, August 30, 1936
Date of Passing: 
Friday, November 17, 2017

WOOSTER – R. Dale Shingleton, 81, of Wooster passed away on Friday, November 17, 2017 at LifeCare Hospice in Wooster.

He was born August 30, 1936 in Lisbon, the son of Robert and Rose Godwin Shingleton.  He married Rebecca Ayers on July 30, 1983.  She survives.

He proudly served the state of Ohio with the State Highway Patrol for 21 years retiring in 1981.  In his retirement, he had worked for David Waldron as a safety security officer and in security at Rubbermaid, Gerstenslager’s and Wooster Community Hospital retiring in 2011.  Dale enjoyed watching his kids and grandchildren play sports and fishing and hunting.

He proudly served his country with the US Marines from 1955-1957.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by his children, David (Karen Heath) Shingleton, Lisa (Darl Parry) Shingleton and Ryan (Amber) Shingleton; grandchildren, Josh, Jake, Jon, Bond, Austin, Tyana and Bryce; great-grandchildren, Hayley, Rory, Kallie and Charolotte; siblings, Jim Shingleton, Ed Shingleton, Frank Shingleton and Norma Holtom.

He was preceded in death by his parents and brothers Larry and Leroy.

Friends will be received at the McIntire, Bradham & Sleek Funeral Home, 216 E. Larwill St., Wooster on Sunday, November 19, 2017 from 5-8:00 p.m.

Funeral services will be held at the funeral home on Monday, November 20, 2017 at 1:00 p.m. with Pastor Kirk Fairhurst officiating.  Burial will follow in Sherwood Memorial Gardens.

Those who wish may make memorial contributions to LifeCare Hospice, 1900 Akron Rd., Wooster, OH 44691

Online condolences may be left for the family at www.mcintirebradhamsleek.com.

Memorial Contributions: 

LifeCare Hospice, 1900 Akron Rd., Wooster, OH 44691


Sunday, November 19, 2017 from 5-8:00 p.m.


Monday, November 20, 2017 at 1:00 p.m. at the funeral home


Becky we were so sorry to hear of the loss of you husband. Mom and I are extending our deepest sympathy to you and your family.

Becky, so sorry to hear about Dales passing. I have a lot of great memories of our time together.

Becky, So sorry that Dale had to leave us so soon. May God be with him as he travels into his new life! He will be missed...

Dale was my coach in Zanesville in 1971. We had a lot of fun times together. So sorry to hear of his passing. Please accept my deepest sympathy.

Becky and family, deepest sympathy to you and your family. It was great to have Dale working for me and a lot of great memories.

Becky and Ryan
We're so sorry to hear of Dale's passing. Please accept our deepest sympathy. God be with you and comfort you during this difficult time.

Becky & fmily, we are so sorry to hear of the passing of Dale. You were the love of his life and you made him so happy. Please keep those good memories & may God grant you & the family the peace and comfort that only he can give at this difficult time.

Becky and Family,

We are so sorry to hear of Dale's passing. We have so many good memories of him when he helped us with our limo business.
May God be with you all.

Becky and family, We just heard of Dale's passing. We are so sorry for your loss. Dale was a kind and good friend. We have been in Florida since Steve's heart attack, so sorry we missed this. If you still have our phone number, please give us a call or contact us on Facebook. Love you and may God wrap His loving arms around you all.

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