Born in Calhoun, Fla., he was the son of the late Leonard and Suzie Bennett Dail. Mr. Dail was a retired industrial painter and was a member of Silver Creek Baptist Church, Mill Spring.
Surviving are: his wife, Lois E. Lancaster Dail; three sons, Richard, Rodney and Robert &dquo;Tony&dquo; Dail, all of Lakeland, Fla.; two daughters, Terry Hiers and Judy Dickinson of Lakeland, Fla.; two brothers, Charles and Joseph Dail, both of Lakeland, Fla.; and three sisters, Doris Parker of Palm Bay, Fla.; Joyce Kirby and Vivian Reynolds, both of Lakeland, Fla. Also surviving are 13 grandchildren and 20 great grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 1, 2009&bsp; in the Silver Creek Baptist Church, with Dr. Chris Osborn and Rev. Warren Elliott officiating.
Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Family will receive friends from 1 to 2 p.m. Thursday just prior to the service in the Silver Creek Baptist Church, Mill Spring.
An on-line guest register will be signed at www.mcfarlandfuneralchapel.com.
Family will be at the home of Helen Tolerico, 373 Chimney Rock Road, Mill Spring, N.C.&bsp; 28756.
Memorials may be made to Silver Creek Baptist Church, 1955 Silver Creek Rd., Mill Spring, N.C. 28756.
McFarland Funeral Chapel, Tryon.