Written by Darla Downs
Dale King died Monday, Feb. 10, 2014.
He was born in Poplar to Birdie (McKean) and Kenneth King.
He enlisted in the Army, was later discharged and, at that time, he made his family with special friend Pie Jackson and had baby Dale John Jackson, Brandy Jackson and took Brian Jackson as one of his own as well.
Later, he married Trish Ann and had Eagledale King in Oklahoma.
In 1979, he returned to Poplar and had a child, Sunburst King, with Linda Clark.
On Feb. 14, 2000, he married Luella Douglas and added three step-children, Tara, Claire and Larry.
Later, he met Jovel Campbell and shared his life with her for a few years.
His last years were spent with his companion, Eileen Four Star.
He had many family and friends and brothers Alex Calder, William Beaudry and Tahazi Garrick Robinson.
He loved crafts and was proud of all his work. He liked woodworking and fixing junk cars and turning them into unique art of his own.
Survivors include his daughter, Brandy Jackson; son, Eagledale King, of Oklahoma; brothers, Leroy Martin and John King; sisters, Patsy Jensen, Minnie of Wyoming and Jayni Anderson of Poplar; nine grandchildren; and one great-granddaughter.
Funeral services were Thursday, Feb. 13, at Clayton Stevenson Memorial Chapel in Wolf Point. Interment and graveside services were held at Chelsea Cemetery.