Roger “Dale” Wall

Roger “Dale” Wall, 73, of Newport News, passed away peacefully at home on February 16, 2023. 

Roger “Dale” was a native of Newport News and the son of the late Grover and Thelma Wall. Dale was awarded the Purple Heart, in Vietnam as a member of the US Army’s 101st Airborne Division. Upon returning home, Dale worked as an engraver for the Newport News Shipyard. After 44 years he retired. 

Left to cherish his memory is his wife of 49 years, Sandy; son, Roger Wall Jr. (Anna-Marie); sister, Peggy Nacci; niece, Jackie Hudson; niece, Crystal; nephews, Brent and Mark Jr.; granddaughter, Brianna Wall; and great grandson, Ryder. 

A graveside service will be held at 3:00 p.m., Tuesday, February 21 at Peninsula Memorial Park, 12750 Warwick Blvd, Newport News VA, 23606. 

In lieu of flowers, the family requests expressions of sympathy, thoughts, and prayers. 


  1. Bill Wallace

    Sandy, I am so sorry to learn this. I just found out today. As you know, Dale was my best friend all through our younger years and I thought of him often. My best friend and I were talking last week about coming to visit with Dale. I am so sad to learn this. Please accept my sincere condolences, he will be missed.

  2. Denise Hall

    Sandy, This is such sad news to so many friends of you and Dale’s who did not know of his passing. I personally, just found out today and certainly would have been there for you and your family if I had known. I pray that the fond memories have sustained you through your loss. Denise (Neil’s sister)

  3. Abel and Pattie Garcia

    Sandy ,We are sorry to hear that Dale passed away.We have many fond memories of you both.Prayers and sympathy to you and your family.

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