Dale L. Bickel, 80, of rural Clyde, died at Tiffin Rehabilitation Center, on Friday, December 18, 2020.
Dale was the only child of Raymond V. and Mabel M. (Myers) Bickel. He was born on July 1, 1940 in Bellevue.
He was a 1958 graduate of the former Thompson High School. After graduation he attended Heidleberg College.
Mr. Bickel worked for 30 years for Economy Chysler and Plymouth in Tiffin and then retired from Coppus Motors after 25 years of sales.
Dale was a life long member of Zion Lutheran Church, Adams Township, Republic, Ohio, where he had served on church council and as a trustee and deacon. Also he was a life member of Amvets and a member of the Clyde Eagles.
He had served with the US Army Reserves from 1963-1969.
On April 27, 2001 he married April (Decker) Smith. She along with her sons, Wayne Smith, Norwalk and Eric (Sarah) Smith of Clyde and daughter-in-law, Michelle Smith. Grandchildren, Kaylee, Seth, Shelby also survive.
Graveside services will be on Tuesday, December 22, 2020 at 11:00 am at Fireside Cemetery.
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