Jesse Dale Frum, 86, of Reedsville, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, April 20, 2019 at Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown, following a short stay in the hospital.
He was born in Viropa, WV on April 27, 1932, a son of the late Wilbert and Mary Margaret (Gordon) Frum.
Dale had such compassion for people and would give all he had to help others in need. He will be dearly missed by family and friends, though welcomed home by our Heavenly Father,
He grew up and attended school in Shinnston, WV. After graduating from Shinnston High School, he attended the WV Business College where he received his accounting degree. He was employed by the Federal Government for 15 years, at the Pentagon. He worked 20 years at the WV Department of Human Services. He was an entrepreneur in three family-style restaurants over several years. He was a member of the Terra Alta Assembly of God Church and enjoyed music, especially playing the piano and organ, serving the Lord with his talent. He proudly served his country during the Korean war in the US Army. Dale and his wife cared for 30 foster children, over the period of 31 years.
Dale is survived by his loving wife of 64 years, Shela JoAnn (Bolyard) Frum; two daughters, Lou Ann Prinkey of Reedsville and Denise Arlene Kenney and Tom of Kingwood and a son, L.J. Smouse and Cindy of Albright; a sister, Martha (Frum) Raines of Shinnston; 11 grandchildren and 15 great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Amber Golden; a son in law, Barry Prinkey and nine brothers and sisters.
Friends may call at the Field Funeral Home in Masontown on Wednesday, April 24, 2019 from 11am until the 1pm service time with Rev. Thomas Kenney officiating.
Interment will follow in the Maplewood Cemetery in Kingwood.
Condolences may be extended online to the family at www.fieldfuneralhome.com.