Dale Eugene Fournier
Jul 4, 1948 - Jul 26, 2021
Dale Eugene Fournier, 73, of Riverton passed away July 26, 2021 at his home.
Funeral Services will be held Saturday July 31, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. at the Church of Jesus Chris oft Latter-day Saints on Elizabeth Drive. A viewing will be held at 9:00 a.m. prior to the services.
Dale was born on July 4, 1948 in Dillon, Montana to James and Grace Fournier.
He attended grade school in Dillon and Sheridan and graduated from high school in Helena. Dale lived in Montana, Alaska and Wyoming and has resided in Riverton since 1978. He began working at a gas station while in high school and moved onto heavy equipment. He was a rig hand, and eventually owned Gator Creek Taxi for several years.
Dale served on the USS Gallant in the United States Navy during the Vietnam War. He was Honorably discharged with the Rank of RM3 in September of 1972. He received a National Defense Medal, Vietnam Service Medal and Vietnam Campaign Medal. His training included Radio Operator and Teletype school.
Dale enjoyed hunting, fishing, riding motorcycles, working on cars, and coaching baseball. He was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
He is survived by his wife Barbara Fournier; sons Brandon Fournier and Jimmy (Nancy) Fournier; daughters Julie (Lisa) Cook, Jennifer (Mike) Hegwood, Christa (Paul) Blanco and Alexis Flood, 11 grandchildren , 7 great grandchildren; sisters Ruth (Paul) Pilgrim, Judy Vandegift.
He is proceeded in death by his parents James and Grace Fournier, Step-dad Kay Caldwell; brother Rick Fournier, Sister Mary Jo Brock and brother in law Joe Brock.
Memorials may be made in Dale’s name to Encompass Frontier Hospice.
On-line condolences for the family may be made at theDavisFuneralHome.com.
Services are under the direction of the Davis Funeral Home.