Firefighter Dale Scott Queen died April 29, 2013, after responding to a call. Firefighter Queen, 37, of Hartselle, Alabama, was a member of Oak Ridge Volunteer Fire Department and the Morgan County Rescue Squad. He worked as a truck driver, but was a jack of all trades.
Dale was born August 16, 1975, in Jefferson County, to Billy Troyce Queen and Sara Penny (Griffin) Queen. He was always willing to help a neighbor in need and never met a stranger. He was as dependable as they come and loved helping people.
He is survived by his wife, Elizabeth Queen; three sons, Tanner (14), Dakota (13), and Avery (9); his mother, Sara (Penny) Queen; two brothers, Terry (April) Fendley and Billy Dale Queen; four sisters, Connie (Matt) Lawrence, Missy (Chance) McCurley, Shannon (Thomas) Burgess, and Tracie Williams Morgan; his grandmother, Mary E Roberts; parents-in-law, Doug and Gena Baker; and uncles, Elbert Arledge and James Roberts.
He was preceded in death by his father, Billy Queen, and an aunt, Ruby Arledge.
Dale was a devoted husband, father, son, and friend.