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Gale Ronlee Dover

March 21, 1939 ~ September 2, 2020 (age 81)


Gale Ronlee Dover, 81, of Poplar Bluff, MO passed away Wednesday, September 02, 2020 at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau, Mo.

Gale was born on March 21, 1939 to Able and Nellie Dover in Poplar Bluff, MO. He married Emilee Morse on March 30, 1959, in Poplar Bluff.

Gale was of the Pentecostal faith. He enjoyed boating, hunting, gardening and being outdoors.

Gale is survived by his wife Emilee Dover; two sons, Kevin (Marilyn) Dover of Louisville, KY and Gary Dover of Poplar Bluff; one daughter, Sherry Dover of Poplar Bluff; one brother, Ron Dover of Victorville, CA; grandchildren, Cassie Jackson of Kansas City, Ashley Duggar of Fisk, Joey Dover of Legrange, KY, Kyle White of Poplar Bluff, along with a host of step grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Gale was preceded by his parents; three brothers, Wayne Dover, James Dover, and Robert Dover; one sister, Suzy Cooley.

A Graveside service will be held on Thursday, September 10, 2020 at 1:00 PM at Woodlawn Cemetery in Poplar Bluff.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to the American Heart Association or St. Jude's Children Research Hospital.

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