Dale Gifford, age 87, passed away on Thursday, October 18, 2018 at Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital.

Dale was born on September 23, 1931 in Mintonville, KY, to the late Jesse and Amma Eastham Gifford.  He was a retired Mail Carrier Clerk for the United States Postal Service and was a member of Immanuel Baptist Church.  Dale was a professional Photographer and racing enthusiast.

He is survived by his wife, Shirley Ann Gifford of Somerset, whom he was united in marriage to on June 18, 1954 in Rossville, GA; a son, Dale (and Dana) Gifford of Somerset, KY; a daughter, Gail Gifford (and Michael) Isaacs of Lincolnton, NC; and four grandchildren, Brandon Isaacs, Erica Wheeler, Adam Gifford and Olivia Bland.

Along with his parents, Jesse and Amma Gifford, he was preceded in death by two brothers, Bernell Gifford and an infant baby brother; and two sisters, Fern Barber and Joyce Beal.

Visitation will be held on Saturday, October 20, 2018 from 5:00pm to 8:00pm at Lake Cumberland Funeral Home.

His funeral service will be held on Sunday, October 21, 2018 at 1:30pm at the Chapel of Lake Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Don Jones officiating. Burial will be at Somerset Cemetery.

You are welcome to view the obituary and send condolences to the family at our website www.LakeCumberlandFuneralService.com

Lake Cumberland Funeral Home is entrusted with the arrangements for Dale Gifford.