Passed away Friday August 10, 2018 at Bronson Methodist Hospital. Dale was born March 8, 1949 in Kalamazoo the son of Willis and Lorena (Ward) Beaty. He retired from Thomas Transport. Surviving are three children, Kenneth Beaty of Kalamazoo, Nathan Beaty of Kalamazoo, Kasonya Parsons of Georgia; ten grandchildren; sister, Barbara (Raleigh) Thomas of Cooper Twp. Friends will be received 1-2 pm Thursday August 16, 2018 at Redmond Funeral Home, Kalamazoo, with a memorial service to follow at 2 pm. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.