Dale Russell Zirkle, age 54, died unexpectedly on Tuesday, March 15, 2016 at his home, 26336 Millers Station Road, Cambridge Springs, PA.

Born on April 19, 1964 in Meadville, Dale was a son of the late Robert Brenice Zirkle and Elaine Mott Zirkle.

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Family members surviving Dale include two sisters – Delores Davis and her husband, Ron of Cambridge Springs and Donna Davis and her husband, Jim of Meadville; two brothers – Dave Zirkle of Tennessee and Darryl Zirkle and his wife, Becky of Cambridge Springs. Also many aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews survive. Dale was preceded in death in addition to his parents by a brother – Danny Robert Zirkle and a niece – Tawna Davis.

Friends may call at the Van Matre Family Funeral Home in Cambridge Springs on Thursday from 2:00 until 5:00 p.m. Funeral services will begin at 5:00 at the funeral home with Reverend James Callender, pastor of the First Church of God. officiating. Interment will take place in Millers Station Cemetery on Friday at 10:00 a.m.

Memorials may be given to Cambridge Springs Helping Hands, 135 Prospect Street, Cambridge Springs, PA 16403 or Crawford County Special Olympics, PO Box 222, Meadville, PA 16335.