Bill was born in Oswego the son of the late Raymond and Vida (Gilbert) Dale.
He was a maintenance mechanic for with Niagara Mohawk, and then Constellation Energy where he retired in 2006.
He was a former member of the Oswego ELKS. Bill enjoyed his time fishing at Black Lake.
He is survived by his wife of 37 years Judy Dale of Oswego, his children William (Ashley) Dale of GA, Melissa Dale of NC, Jim (Kendra) Pagliaroli of Ohio, and Andy (Nicole) Pagliaroli of Ohio. He is also survived by his grandchildren Abby, Annie, Wyatt Dale, and Samantha and Nicola Pagliaroli, and his siblings Jim Dale of CA, and Margaret (Al) Campney of FL.
In addition to his parents he was predeceased by his brothers Alan, and Jack Dale.
Funeral services and burial will be private.
The arrangements are in the care of the Sugar & Scanlon Funeral Home, 147 W. 4th. St Oswego.
Donations may be made to Friends of Oswego County Hospice, PO Box 120, Oswego NY 13126.