Dale Kessinger, 64, of Evanston, passed away on Thursday, August 11, 2022, at his home.
Dale was born on October 8, 1957, in Evansville, to Raymond and Berneta Mae (Rust) Kessinger.
Dale began his law enforcement career as a reserve deputy with the Spencer County Sheriff’s Department in 1979 and graduated from the academy in 1986. He served the residents in Spencer County for over 34 years before retiring in 2021 as a Lieutenant. He was also a member of the Kentucky Blue Knights Motorcycle Club and attended Little Pigeon Baptist Church.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his son, Joshua Martin; and grandson, Jack.
Dale is survived by his wife of 30 years, Jody Kessinger of Evanston; children, Angel Dawn Mills of Chrisney, Angela Faye Kessinger of Tell City, Amy Michelle Kessinger of Troy, Sara Ellen Durham and her husband, Virgil of Santa Claus, Joseph Clayton Martin and his wife, Christine of Santa Claus, Lydia Christine Brock and her husband, Brandon of Santa Claus, Elizabeth Kate Martin and Domenik Arnold of Radcliff, KY and Samuel Dale Kessinger and his wife, Hannah of Santa Claus; 24 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren; many extended family and friends.
Services were held Monday, August 15, at Little Pigeon Baptist Church in Lamar, with Pastor Bob Duley officiating. Burial followed in Little Pigeon Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Little Pigeon Cemetery. Friends may send a condolence to the family at www.BoultinghouseFuneralHome.com.