Dale Kent Williams, 55, of rural Birmingham died at 11:48 P.M. Sunday December 21, 2014 under hospice care at Jefferson County Health Center, Fairfield. He was born March 7, 1959 in Keosauqua to Rex and Evelyn Aringdale Williams and married Linda L. Ford March 8, 1980 in Birmingham United Methodist Church, Kent graduate from Van Buren High School in 1977, farmed and had been a truck driver for Waste Management, Fairfield. He was active in Van Buren County Farm Bureau and served many years on the Birmingham Fire Department, including several years as Captain.
Survivors include his Wife, Linda, three daughters, Wendy Bowers (Kevin) of Corydon, Amanda Salazar (Ray) of Birmingham and Ashley Williams of Lafayette, CO, a grandson, Aiden Salazar and a brother, Gayle Williams (Julie) of McPherson, KS. His mother preceded him in death.
Funeral services will be at 10:30 A.M. Saturday December 27, 2014 at Pedrick Funeral Home, Keosauqua with Pastor Larry Smith officiating. Visitation will open at 3 P.M. Friday at the funeral home with the family present from 5-7 P.M. Burial will be in Maple Hill Cemetery, Birmingham. In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorials to Birmingham United Methodist Church, Birmingham Lions Club or Wounded Warriors which may be left at the funeral home or mailed to the family at 10372 Keystone Ave., Birmingham, IA 52535