S. Dale Fowler
“Papa” Dale Fowler of Carson City, NV passed away on August 24, 2020.
A native Nevadan, Dale was born to Sidney and Leona Fowler on May 29, 1927 in Reno where he attended Reno Schools and graduated from Reno High in 1945.
Dale was a member of the ROTC throughout high school and went on to join the Army right after graduating.
Dale met and married Bea Fowler in 1961. They moved to Carson City in 1968. They were married for 27 years.
Dale was preceded in death by his parents, former wife and dear friend Bea Fowler and granddaughter Tammie Fowler.
He is survived by his brother Darrell Fowler (Joanne), his 6 children; Georgianna “Sue” Goff (Donald), marc Fowler (Danise), Terry Fowler (Barbara), Cory Fowler (Shannon), Dana Fowler (Karri), Kristi Fowler-Callahan (Phil) and many grand children and great grand children.
Dale’s greatest joy was spending time with his family and grandchildren. They were truly blessed with a wonderful dad and Papa.
Dale was a true Patriot actively serving in the Army and reserves as an engineer for a total of 19 years, discharging as a 1st Sergeant. Even at the age of 64 during Desert Storm he offered to re-enlist.
Dale went to work at Nevada Bell as a lineman in 1947 and retired in 1996 after 49 1/2 years. After retiring he worked as a handyman for A & W and other community businesses.
Dale was a very caring soul and always willing to help friends and family. He volunteered many years with the Carson Little League Association. When they were children, he joined father and sons Y- Indian Guides with Cory and Dana. He volunteered countless hours at Sierra Lutheran High School when his granddaughter attended. As well, he was an active member and volunteer at his church. He was a lifetime member of the Non Commissioned Officers Association and a member of the Veteran’s of Foreign Wars.
Dale was a talented woodworker and as a McGyver could turn any material into a useful object. The man could fix anything.
The family would like to thank A+Hospice for the kind, loving care they provided at the end.
Military honors will be presented.