Dale Alfred Napper, 74

Published 11:29 am Thursday, November 10, 2016

Dale Alfred Napper, 74, of Columbia, Kentucky, died Tuesday, November 8, 2016 at his home, surrounded by family and friends.

He was born March 9, 1942, in Hamdon, Ohio, to the late Gartie and Stella Honaker Napper. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife of 44 years, Wilma Napper.

He was retired from Rockwell and DuPont, formerly owned an auto parts store in Mt. Sterling, was owner, promoter and avid fan of late model dirt track racing. He was a member of Corinth Baptist Church, a Mason and Kentucky Colonel.

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Survivors include:

His wife of nine years – Brenda McMahan Speer Napper of Columbia

One son – Jeff (Sherry) Napper of Winchester

Three step-sons – James David Speer,II of Cane Valley, Mark Allen (Latrica) Speer of Campbellsville, John Daniel (Tonya) Speer of Columbia

One step-daughter – Sarah Jane Speer Humphress (Keith) of Campbellsville

One granddaughter and two great-grandchildren – Ericka Napper, Shelby Sturgill, Jackson Mills all of Lancaster

Eight step-grandchildren and three step great -grandchildren

One brother – John (Sharon) Napper of Jacksonville, NC

Two sisters – Loretta (Joe) McCarty of Raymond, OH, Nancy Clemente of Lake City, FL

A sister-in-law – Gale (Jim) Swafford of Winchester

A host of other relatives and friends.

Funeral service – Saturday, Nov. 12, 2016 at 2:00 P.M at Scobee Funeral Home in Winchester with burial in Clarmont Memorial Gardens.

Visitation on Friday, November 11 from 6:00-8:00 P.M. at Scobee Funeral Home in Winchester. Guestbook available online at www.scobeefuneralhome.com.

Pallbearers will be Shane Spencer, Keith Swafford, Jim Swafford, Eddie King, Anthony Clark, Kyle Swafford. Honorary Pallbearers will be Donald Swafford, Bill Claycomb, Greg Meacham, Ray Watson, Tommy Meers, Mark Speer, Cecil Parker, David Speer, John Speer.

A visitation will also conducted on Thursday, November 10 at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home in Columbia, KY. from 5:00PM-8:00PM CST.