Dale E. Bills, 85, of Greenfield, went home on Thursday, February 23, 2017. He was born on December 11, 1931, in Greensburg, Ind., as the son of Harvey and Carrie (Lee) Bills.
He graduated from Milroy High School in 1950. Dale married Phyllis C. (Newman) on December 21, 1957, in Connersville, Ind.
He worked as a machine operator for Chrysler for 30 years before retiring in 1984. Mr. Bills was a member of Faith Apostolic Church.
Dale is survived by his wife, Phyllis Bills of Greenfield; daughters, Cathy (Cole) (Jerry) Miles and Debbie Fowler both of Greenfield; sister, Mary Lou McGowan of Rushville; sister-in-law, Marilyn Bills of Milroy, Ind.; three grandchildren, Kim (companion, Eric) Cole Masters, Chris (Cassie) Cole and Dale (Nichole) Fowler; six great-grandchildren, Jonathon and Carlie Masters, Adalyn and Andon Cole and David and Nikolas Fowler; and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Harvey and Carrie Bills; son, Robert Bills; brother, Darrell Bills; brother-in-law, Orval McGowan; sons-in-law, Keith Cole and David Fowler.
A graveside service will be held at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, March 1, at Park Cemetery, 621 S. State St, Greenfield, IN 46140. Reverend John Reading will be officiating.
Friends may share a memory or a condolence at erleweinmortuary.com.
Arrangements are being handled by Erlewein Mortuary & Crematory in Greenfield.