Dale Blythe

Published 6:19 pm Friday, November 27, 2015

SEDLEY — Robert Dale Blythe, 59, passed away on Nov. 25, 2015, in Sentara Obici Hospital, Suffolk.

Dale Blythe

Dale Blythe

Dale was born in Franklin, and was a son of the late Sherman Lankford Blythe and Alma Ezzell Blythe.

He was a graduate of Southampton High School and manager of Charlie’s Glass.

Dale was active in youth sports and was a member and coach in the Sedley Recreation Association.

Survivors include his wife, Jennifer Hodges Blythe; his daughter, Tanna L. Bennett (CJ) of Corapeake, North Carolina; three sons, Dereck Blythe (Ashley Smith), Chaz Blythe and Colby Blythe, both of Sedley; three brothers, Donnie Blythe of Sunbeam, Carl Blythe of Sedley and Jerome Blythe of Norfolk; and two grandchildren, Lexi Campbell and Devan Bennett.

The funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 28, in the Courtland Baptist Church with the Rev. Hoyle Green officiating.

The family received friends in Wright Funeral Home, Franklin, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Friday.

Memorial donations may be made in Dale’s name to the American Heart Association, 4669 South Blvd., Suite 103, Virginia Beach, VA 23452.