Dale Richard Atherton, 86, passed away on June 23, 2020 in Jurupa Valley, California. He was born to Jack and Dorothy (Crilly) Atherton on January 16, 1934 in Buena Park, California. He worked as a truck driver for 40 years. He enjoyed hunting and fishing and good whiskey. Dale served in the United States Coast Guard and he earned the United Nations Service Medal, the Korean Service Medal and the National Defense Service Medal.
Dale is survived by his wife Kathleen, his daughter Sharon Gate, 11 grandchildren, 2 great grandchildren, and his sister Dorothy Krahl (Robert).
Arrangements entrusted to the care of Akes Family Funeral Home, Riverside, California.
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