Dale Emery Phebus, passed away peacefully at home May 31, 2019. He was born Feb. 20, 1929, in Fairland, Oklahoma; son of Clyde Phebus and Susan Whipkey-Phebus. Resident of Las Vegas since 1961. A Platoon Sergeant Leader in the Korean War and a Tunnel Stiff Operating Engineer at the Nevada Test Site for decades. Dale's hobbies included boating on Lake Mead with his Allison speed boats that read, ""Bad News…travels fast!"" Dale was a good dancer and had a heart of Gold. Dale is survived by his brother, Raymond; daughter, Michelle Corona; sons, Brian Case and Christopher; granddaughter, Gabriella; and his partner of 25 years, Joy Jones. A giver of good and kindness, Dale shall be truly missed and will remain in our hearts and thoughts forever. Preparations were handled by La Paloma Funeral Home and was buried June 7, at Southern Nevada Veterans Memorial Cemetery, 1900 Veterans Memorial Drive, Boulder City, NV 89005. .
Published in Las Vegas Review-Journal on Jun. 30, 2019.