Dale Vernon Wood, 89, of Frankfort, died Sept. 12, 2021 at IU Health Arnett Hospital in Lafayette. He was born on Oct. 26, 1931 in Hillisburg to John Vernon and Jenny Celina (Huffer) Wood. He married Mary Kathryn Atwell on March 28, 1953 in Indianapolis and she survives.

Dale began school in Scircleville, graduated from Michigantown High School in 1949, and attended Canterbury College in Danville. He worked for The Farmer’s Bank for 24 years, was a charter bus driver for 20 years, currently worked at Wal Mart for the past nine years, and had umpired Little League from 1953-2019. He also officiated high school baseball, basketball and volleyball from 1972-2009. Dale was a member of Monticello Christian Church.