George Dale Tefft

1940 - 2019

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G. Dale Tefft, 79, of McComb passed away at 5:23pm on Wednesday, June 19 at the Bridge Hospice Care Center, Findlay. He was born on February 16, 1940 in Toledo, OH to the late Floyd and Margaret (Housebeck) Tefft. He married Sharon Rader on August 4, 1958, and she preceded him in death on May 11, 2019. Dale is survived by his son, Ron (Jennifer) Tefft of McComb; his brother, Floyd Tefft of Curtice, OH; and his grandson, Nicholas Tefft. He was preceded in death by his son, Dale Allen Tefft; his brothers: Donald, William, Richard, Robert, and Raymond; and his sisters: Betty Pompelli, Rosie Wells, and Anna Mae Purtee. Dale was retired from Toledo Overseas Terminal. He loved gardening and sharing the fruits of his labor with all his neighbors. A funeral service will be held at 2:00pm on Sunday, June 23, 2019, at SMITH-CRATES FUNERAL HOME, North Baltimore, where visitation will be held for 2 hours (12:00-2:00pm) prior to the service. Pastor Bill Cook will officiate. Burial will be in Bethel/Ten Mile Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Smith-Crates Funeral Home. Online condolences may be expressed at

Service Information
  • Visitation Details:

    515 N. Main St
    North Baltimore, Ohio 45872
    Sunday, June 23rd 2019 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM

  • Funeral Service:

    Sunday, June 23rd 2019 - 2:00 PM

  • Service Location:

    515 North Main Street
    North Baltimore, Ohio 45842

  • Final Resting Place:

    Ten Mile (Bethel) Cemetery [Map]
    County Road 139
    Portage Township, Ohio 45889

  • Contributions:

    Smith-Crates Funeral Home


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To : Ron Jennifer Nick
Date :Thursday, June 20th 2019
From : Linda Ed Newlon
So sorry for your loss our prayers are with you all. Now Momm & Dad are together and at peace at last!!

To : Ron tefft family
Date :Friday, June 21st 2019
From : Ken Sara Ward
We are so sorry to hear about your loss of your parents. We were country neighbors with your folks and surely benefited from your father's generosity in all areas. We pray for peace and comfort in this difficult time. May God bless you and your family in the months ahead.

To : Dale Tefft
Date :Saturday, June 22nd 2019
From : Floyd Tefft and family
We are all so sorry for your loss.

To : George Dale Tefft
Date :Sunday, June 23rd 2019
From : Tefft Family
Our deepest sympathy to the
family Barry Becky Bobby Jennifer Bobby Diane Tefft