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Dale Willis

June 8, 1945 — December 8, 2022

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Dale Willis of Hull passed away peacefully on December 8, 2022 at the age of 77. Dale was raised and educated in Hull graduating from Hull High School in 1964. After his graduation he joined the United States Navy and proudly served his country. Dale was honorably discharged and returned home to begin his working career. He worked for himself at his own painting company, On Shore Painting. He ran his company for many years before transitioning to driving a school bus for the town of Hingham until his formal retirement.

Dale was an active man with many talents and hobbies. He enjoyed sports, road races, and absolutely loved canoeing. In his high school years he was the star running back and accomplished track athlete. He was also a very artistic individual with the ability to draw, paint and take beautiful pictures, he even won a contest with his photography! While he was not out and about with his activities he would enjoy sudoku puzzles and collecting antique trucks and various antique toys. Dale was a one of a kind person and will be sorely missed by those who were lucky enough to have known him.

Dale was the loving father of Sean Willis and his wife Robin of Rockland and Todd Willis and his wife Carla of Florida. He was the cherished grandfather of Greta, Benjamin, Taylor and Colin. He was the brother of Diane Figueiredo of Pembroke, Wayne Willis of Bryantville, Gary Willis of Sandwich and was predeceased by his siblings Sid Willis and Charlene "Cookie" Kapp. Dale also leaves behind his close friend and former wife Donna Willis of Weymouth.

A private burial service will take place at a later date at the Massachusetts National Cemetery at Bourne. Donations in Dale's memory may be made to the Disabled American Veterans at https://www.dav.org/.

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