Monterey County Herald, CA June 14, 2012
Dale Lee Lewis 1948 ~ 2012 Phenix City, Al - Dale, a former resident of Pacific Grove, passed away May 22, 2012 at his home in Phenix City. Born June 14, 1948 in Pittsburg, CA, he attended schools in Okinawa, Stuttgart, Germany and Pacific Grove, graduating from Pacific Grove High in 1966.
In his earlier years he spent most of his time playing golf, working at the Pacific Grove Golf Course after school. He was a member of the Pacific Grove High School golf team, and had memberships in the Pacific Grove Men's Club and the Naval Postgraduate School Golf Club, winning many trophies. He caddied for some years at the Bing Crosby Golf Tournament at Pebble Beach.
Baseball is another sport he enjoyed and in 1963 while playing for the Carmel Merchants Babe Ruth League he pitched a "no hit" game and the certificate signed by the managers and players was displayed on his wall. Dale loved to hunt and fish with his father and always had a labrador retriever or two in his home.
In later years he could be found after work at the bowling alley on various leagues and bowling with his wife, mother and father on the Nevada Fun League as a team. Dale worked for many years as a dispatcher for Wiley Van and Storage in Seaside and later for Burnham Van Lines in Columbus, GA.
He is survived by his mother, Amelia "Eileen" Lewis of Pacific Grove; sister, Karen (Jim) Sindberg of Smiths Station, AL; daughter, Sharon Hahn of Newport, OR; nephew, Jeffrey (Patricia) Gutierrez of San Jose, CA; grandchildren, Drew and Kortney of Newport; stepchildren, Sharon of Phenix City, Louis of Fayetteville, PA, David of Anchorage, AK; step grandchildren, William, Kirsten and Alex; and many relatives in England, Missouri and South Dakota.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Margaret and father, Champ C. Lewis. No services were held. His ashes will be scattered at a later date. Donations may be made to the SPCA for Monterey County, P.O. Box 3058, Monterey, CA 93942. (PGHS) 1966