Funeral services for Adrian Dale Noland will be held 2 p.m., Friday, Jan. 5, 2018, at the First Baptist Church of Davis with Pastor Lance Whaley Johnny Tonihka officiating. Interment will follow at the Green Hill Cemetery in Davis.
Dale was born November 10, 1923, in Wynnewood View, Okla., to the late John Thomas & Maude Lee (Suttle) Noland. He died Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2018, in Sulphur, at the age of 94 years 1 month & 23 days. Dale and the former Ms. Velma Marie Cashion were married on June 15, 1946, in Wynnewood.  She preceded him in death on Oct. 27, 2012.
Dale grew up in the Wynnewood View area and attended school at Woodland. The earlier years of his life was spent helping his dad with the family farm. In 1944, Dale joined the United States Army and served with the First Cavalry Division in the South Pacific.  Following an honorable discharge from the Army in 1946, he returned to Davis where he worked as the shop foreman for Drake Motors. He then spent several years working as the shop foreman for Gene Horn Chevrolet in Wynnewood, prior to owning and operating the Dale Noland Garage in Davis for some 20 years.
After retiring from his garage, Dale went to work for the Davis Post Office, becoming one of the first door to door mail carriers in Davis. After carrying the mail for 11 years, he became a window clerk for the Davis Post Office. As if he had not worked enough, following his 1986 retirement from the postal service, Dale became a licensed real estate broker and started the Noland Real Estate Agency of Davis, spending five years as the owner/broker.
Dale was a very devoted member of the First Baptist Church of Davis for over 50 years, where he was active with many committees within the church, as well as taught Sunday school.  Dale also served 20 years as a volunteer with the Davis Fire Department.  In his spare time, he enjoyed hunting, fishing, cooking and reading.    
Survivors include two daughters, Carylon Weldon of Madill and Donna Brown & husband Lanny of Needville, Texas; two sons, Jim Noland & wife Julie and Dean Noland, both of Davis; eight grandchildren, Micah Noland, Alison Carroll, Bronson Noland, Jeff Weldon, Traci Ballard, Amanda Brown, Bobby Brown and Keith Garrett; 16 great-grandchildren; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents and wife, Dale was preceded in death by an infant son, Leslie David Noland; five sisters, Ada Lancaster, June Cobb, Velma Watson, Vesta Latimer & Ruby Kennedy; as well as three brothers, Earl, Virgil and Jack Noland.
The family will receive friends Thursday evening, Jan.4, 2018, from 5-7 p.m. at the funeral home.
On line condolences may be offered at halesfuneralhomes.com.
Services are entrusted to Hale’s Funeral Home, Davis.