Dale Kendall Herrington, 99, of Battle Creek, Michigan, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, June 18, 2019 at the Battle Creek VA Medical Center. He was born on May 3, 1920, the son of Archie Flutel Herrington and Mary Catherine (Ickes) Dodge.
Dale was 1940 graduate of Battle Creek Central High School. He was employed at Grand Trunk Railroad and Eaton Corporation. He served in the US Army from 1942 until 1945 in North Africa and France and received a European-African-Middle Eastern Service Medal, Good Conduct Medal, World War II Victory Medal and an American Service Medal. After the war, he went back to Eaton Corporation and retired in 1979 after 37 1/2 years of service.
Dale is survived by his Sons, Ronald (Sherry) Herrington of Grand Haven, MI and Paul (Cheryl) Herrington of Battle Creek, MI; Granddaughters, Kristina (Anthony) Roe, Cynthia McKenzie and Katrina Herrington; Grandsons, Chris Herrington and Greg (Carly) Herrington; Great Grandchildren, Parker, Tyler, Lily-Kate, Kendall & Claire. He was preceded in death by his Parents; his Wife of 56 years, Phyllis Audrey (Thompson) Herrington and Sister, Evelyn (Louis "Bucky") Harris.
Dale enjoyed playing the violin and he played in the Community Orchestra and the church orchestra. He wintered in Florida with his wife for 16 years. He has built homes and remodeled homes and was very handy at many things. He was a member of First Assembly of God.