Dale K. Weir, 67, of Fulton, died at 7:41 p.m., Friday, August 31, 2018, at his home in Fulton.

    Dale was born April 18, 1951, in Galesburg, Illinois. He was the son of Gale and Gladys (Morgan) Weir. On May 5, 1973, in Maquon, Illinois, he married Frances C. Knox. Mrs. Weir survives.

   Private family services will be held at a later date. Pickering Funeral Home in Mexico handled the arrangements.

   He had worked for Caterpillar for 44 years. He was a member of the First Christian Church of Fulton.

   He loved Western movies, especially John Wayne, planting trees, gardening, and he had been a Boy Scout volunteer.

   In addition to his wife, survivors include two daughters, Melinda DeWees and husband Josh, Astoria Ill., and Rebecca Diekamp and husband Michael, Fulton; two sons, Christopher Weir and wife Morgan, East Peoria, Ill.,  and Nathaniel Weir, Fulton; two sisters; and seven grandchildren, Mikayla and Elena DeWees, Kaleb, Jadon, Ansel, and Garin Diekamp, and Corran Weir.

   He was preceded in death by his parents; two sisters; and one son, Matthew Weir.

   In lieu of flowers memorials may be sent to First Christian Church, 6 East 7th Street, Fulton, MO 65251, to be used for Kingdom’s Kids.

Public Tributes and Expressions of Sympathy

Keeping all of you close in heart and prayer. - Mary and Mike Scott

Frances, Becky, Melinda and families, so sorry to hear of Dale's passing. Our prayers are for your comfort and strength. I know Dale is walking the streets of heaven without pain and reunited with loved ones. Hugs for each of you. God bless. - Claudia and David Emken

Frances and family, we are so sorry for your loss. Praying for strength and comfort for you and yours during this difficult time. Roland and Cathy Ekstrand 

Frances and family, So sorry to hear of Dale's passing. May God be with you during this difficult time. You have our deepest sympathy. - Claire and Jack Braten

Francis and family, So sad to hear of your loss. Prayers for your family. - Kenneth & Gloria Carter

Sending prayers for comfort & strength at this sad time. - Mary Isenberger 

Francis and family, so sorry for your loss. Prayers for strength and healing for you all. - Mary Lynn

Our deepest sympathy to my brother's family. - Duane and Karen Siegel

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