Dale A. Barcus of Urbana passed away at 1:17 p.m. Tuesday, March 30, 2021 at his home in Urbana. He was born November 14, 1940, Son of Raymond Louis Barcus and Blanche Frances Nettie Selph. Dale Married Linda Louise Grein, of Urbana, on April 8th, 1962.
Dale is proceeded in Death by his Wife Linda, his Parents Raymond and Blanche Barcus, His Grandson Joshua York, and his Brother Duane Barcus. Dale has two children, daughter Cindy (Dan) York, and Son Mike Barcus (Ann West, Daughter Sara West and Grandson Logan West).
Dale had five Grandchildren, Ashley, Justin, Matthew, Danielle, and Marea. Dale also had two Great Grandchildren, Bryton and Maverick.
Dale Graduated from St Joseph High school, in St Joseph, Illinois. He also graduated from DeVry Technical Institute in Chicago, Illinois. Dale Retired from the Abbott Power Plant and Retired from Busey Bank as Maintenance because he loved to stay busy. Dale also Retired from the Edge-Scott Fire Department as Chief Engineer after 23 years of Service. His hobbies included Traveling the United States with his Wife and grandchildren, gardening, feeding his outdoor animals, and taking pictures of his family during the holidays and pictures of his trips around the US. He also loved collecting Hess Trucks.
He’s a Jack-of-All-Trades, Master-of-None.
A Celebration of Life visitation will be held in honor of Dale and also his Wife Linda (who passed February 3, 2021) at Renner-Wikoff Chapel in Urbana on Friday, April 9th, 2021 from 5-7 pm.
There will be a private service planned on April 10th, 2021 at Faith Church in Urbana at 9:30 a.m. with burial following at Grandview Memorial Gardens, Champaign. Pastor Marsh Jones will officiate.
To send Flowers to the Family or make a donation to the Champaign County Humane Society, Please contact www.renner-wikoffchapel.com, or the family.