Eldon “Dale” Pryor, 82, of Odessa, Missouri passed away on Monday, April 13, 2020 at Oak Grove Nursing and Rehab in Oak Grove, MO.
The family will host a graveside inurnment at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, July 25, 2020 at the Bethel Cemetery in Edwards, MO. Arrangements have been entrusted to Ralph O. Jones Funeral Home, 306 S. 2nd Street, Odessa, MO, 64076, 816-633-5524. Memories of Dale and condolences for his family may be left at www.LedfordFamilyFH.com
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Dale was born on November 15, 1937 in Edwards, Missouri to Fred and Dorothy (Wise) Pryor. After graduating from Warsaw High School, he served in the United States Army. He worked for Ford Motor Company assembly plant in Claycomo for over 30 years before retiring. He was great with horses and even worked as a guide for Wildhorn Dude Ranch at the Pike National Forest, located in Florissant, CO in his younger years. Dale never knew a stranger and was a great storyteller. In addition to spending time with family and friends, Dale enjoyed hunting and going to garage sales.
Survivors include three children, Aaron Pryor and wife Sandy of Odessa, MO, Penny Walton and husband Scott of Billings, MT, and Justin Pryor of Lathrop, MO, and; two grandsons, Logan Pryor and Cutter Allen Walton; one granddaughter, Alyssa Arbogast and husband Colten of Odessa; two great granddaughters, Emerlynn and Joella Arbogast; and many relatives and friends.
In addition to his parents, Dale was preceded in death by two sisters, Wilma Campbell and F. Ilene Miller; and a great granddaughter, Analynn Arbogast.