Dale Chipps

Dale Dean Chipps Jr., 66, a former resident of Kerens and Bridgeport and more recently Fort Myers, Fla., departed this life Tuesday, March 5, 2013, at his home. He had been in his usual health and death was unexpected.

The family will receive friends at the Lohr & Barb Funeral Home of Elkins today from noon until 1 p.m., when a funeral ceremony will be celebrated with the Rev. Kevin Gainer officiating and interment will follow at the Israel Cemetery at Kerens.

The family suggests that expressions of sympathy be in the form of contributions to Leading Creek Fire Department, Kerens, WV 26276.

Lohr & Barb Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements for Dale Dean Chipps, Jr. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.lohrbarbfuneralhome.com.