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Earl E. DeLack

February 20, 1941 - September 29, 2020

Mr. Earl E. DeLack, 79, passed away Tuesday, September 29, 2020.
Service: 10:00 a.m. Thursday, October 8, 2020 in Biggers Funeral Chapel.
Committal with Military Honors: 1:00 p.m. Thursday at Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery.
Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, at the funeral home.
Earl was born February 20, 1941…read more

Mr. Earl E. DeLack, 79, passed away Tuesday, September 29, 2020.
Service: 10:00 a.m. Thursday, October 8, 2020 in Biggers Funeral Chapel.
Committal with Military Honors: 1:00 p.m. Thursday at Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery.
Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, at the funeral home.
Earl was born February 20, 1941 in Little Fork, Minnesota to Melvin Eugene and Elsie Rosella (Johnston) DeLack. After attending high school, Earl joined the Marine Corps, serving for four years. After a period of enjoying civilian life, he joined the Army on February 18, 1977, retiring after 20 years of arduous service.
During his stent in the Army, he was awarded the National Defense Service Medal, a Vietnam Service Medal, Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal, an Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal, Vietnamese Cross of Gallantry with Palm, Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon, NCO Professional Development Ribbon, and a Good Conduct Medal (Fourth Award).
While stationed in Korea, Earl married the love of his life, Sun Tuk Kim on January 21, 1969. Together, they enjoyed 52 years of wonderful life together.
Earl and Sun were blessed with the ability to live in many areas of the world, including Kansas, where their daughter, Sue was born, Kentucky, where their son, Melvin was born, and Germany, where their son, Earl was born.
After his retirement from the Army, Earl spent most of his time working as a long-haul truck driver, where he enjoyed “watching the miles roll by.”
“Daddy is a kind and loving man, always helping others and doing right by his family, always caring for them.” – Sue
He was preceded in death by his parents, Melvin and Elsie DeLack, and by a brother, Marvin DeLack.
Survivors: He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Sun DeLack; children, Sue DeLack, Melvin DeLack, and Earl DeLack  and his wife, Andrea; his grandchildren, Christine DeLack, Cassie Dyer and her husband, Chris, Michael DeLack, Kyle Mason, Cheyenne DeLack, John Goff, Hannah DeLack, Rebecca DeLack, Owen DeLack; great-grandchildren, Bailey Dyer, Trinity Rangel, Ava DeLack, Jesse DeLack, Jaxson Dyer, Landyn DeLack; siblings, Cleone Dixon of Wyoming, Fay Olsen and husband, Norman of Utah, Ila Mikkelsen of Washington, and Bill DeLack  and his wife, G’Nell of Idaho.

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Service Information

Service Information

Date: Thursday, October 8, 2020

Time: 10:00 am

Biggers Funeral Chapel

Address:

6100 Azle Ave.
Lake Worth, Texas 76135

Cemetery Information

Date: Thursday, October 8, 2020

Time: 1:00 pm

Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery

Address:

2000 Mountain Creek Parkway
Dallas, Texas 75211

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