Dale  Cameron


The funeral for Dale Cameron, 77 will be 10:30 AM Thursday September 5, 2019 at First Christian Church. Burial will follow at Hennessey Cemetery under the direction of Cordry Gritz Funeral Home. There will be visitation at the funeral home Wednesday from 6:00-8:00 PM. The casket will remain closed at the church.

Dale was born in Bridgeport, OK to David William and Ruby Lucille (Miller) Cameron on October 13, 1941. He passed away in Kingfisher Sunday September 1, 2019. He went to school in the Deer Creek-Edmond and Cashion schools, graduating from Cashion in 1959.

He married Petrena Marie (Pattie) Pfeifer on July 14, 1962.

Dale and Pattie lived in Cashion, Guthrie, Kingfisher, and Enid where he was employed by Safeway Grocery Stores. Dale bought a convenience store in Hennessey in 1970. He grew that store into a very successful chain of Dale's Quick Stops with 11 stores in Northwest Oklahoma. He also had 4 Pa-Bec/C-Stop Convenience Stores. Dale was a very successful businessman. More of his ventures included Oklahoma Crane Service, Sunrise Homes, Sunrise Oil, Cameron Investments, Cameron Car Wash, Cameron Mini-Storage, Hennessey Tag Agency, Hennessey Foods Grocery Store.

Dale was a community leader in Hennessey where he served on the City Council. He was on the board of Red Carpet Country for many years. He raised the funds for the Hennessey Street Light Project and the Centennial Clock in Bullfoot Park and was named Hennessey United Citizen of the Year in 2013. He was a great supporter of Hennessey Schools sports programs where he announced football games for several years. He was a member of the First Christian Church of Hennessey.

Dale was an avid golfer, hunter, and fisherman. He loved being at the lake and the golf course. In his later years, he and Pattie enjoyed their RV and spent the winters in Rockport, Texas and summers in Fun Valley and Durango, Colorado.

He was preceded in death by his parents and his brothers, David and Donald.

Dale is survived by his wife, Pattie, of Hennessey. His sister, Ruby Hunteman of Edmond.
four sons-Todd and Sheila of Hennessey, Patrick and Jill of Piedmont, Chris and Tanya of Kingfisher, and Dave and Rachel of Kingfisher. 10 Grandchildren-Mark and Shelby Cameron, Michelle and EJ Tillinger, Claire, Carter, and Caden Cameron, Blake and Catie Cameron, Brooke Cameron, Cole, Alyssa, and Caleb Cameron. And his two dogs, Daisi and CoCo.

Memorials in his honor may be made to the First Christian Church Memorial Fund through Cordry-Gritz Funeral Home.
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Published on September 3, 2019
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6 posts

Geraldine Beebe
Sep 05, 2019
So sorry for your loss. My mother Frances Burton had business dealings with Dale. She owned the property at Arapaho and 51 Highway in Hennessey where he had his first store. Prayers for the family.
Darla Fox Johnson
Sep 04, 2019
I worked for Dale in Okeene at C-Stop years ago! Very sweet man! You will be missed 😢
Richard Rieker
Sep 04, 2019
Ocean Breeze Spray was purchased for the family of Dale Cameron by Richard Rieker.  Send flowers
Sep 04, 2019
Blue Caribbean was purchased for the family of Dale Cameron.  Send flowers
Sharon Flynn
Sep 04, 2019
Peaceful White Lilies Basket was purchased for the family of Dale Cameron by Sharon Flynn.  Send flowers
Lela Spangler
Sep 04, 2019
So sorry for your loss. Lots of memories from Dale and Canton store.