Dale D’Angelo Houston

Dale Houston photo

Dale D’Angelo Houston, 51, of Columbus, OH departed this life Saturday, November 21, 2020. He was born December 22, 1968 to Johnny and Ennis A. Houston. Dale graduated from Independence High School in 1987.

He worked in the Mortgage Dept for J.P. Morgan Chase for 20 years. While working with the company he participated in Peer Mentorship Program for many years. Dale was always the life of the party with his jokes, his presence overfilled any room he entered. He definitely left a lasting impression with everyone he encountered.

He leaves to cherish his memory his loving wife Stephanie of 16 years. His daughters Ashley Vance, Krishana Vance, and Dachell Scales, sister LaWonda Y. Houston sisters-in-law, Edda Houston and Summer Vance, brother, Keith (Shawntel) Smith, brother-in-law, Dale (Tanita) Vance, grandsons, Dalevontē Vance and D’Angelo Grant. As well as a host of nieces, nephews, bonus children, bonus grandchildren and special friends.

Preceded in death by mother and father, Johnny and Ennis A. Houston, brother Marcus Houston. Dale will be truly missed by his family and friends. His light will continue to shine while watching over us.


PRIVATE (TICKET REQUIRED) Visitation 1:00 PM and Funeral 2:00 PM Tuesday, December 1, 2020 at MARLAN J. GARY FUNERAL HOME, THE CHAPEL OF PEACE EAST, 5456 E. Livingston Ave.


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Condolence Messages

  1. Eerika Houpe & Family

    We are so saddened to learn of Dale’s passing. Our deepest sympathy to the family and to all who knew and loved him. May his beautiful soul Rest In Peace!

  2. We are saddened to learn about your family loss.
    Continue to rely on God and know that he hears your prayers, because he cares for you. Truly sorry for your loss.

  3. Smoot family
    November 28, 2020

    Dale (the Rail): my precious nephew. We’re deeply hurt by your passing, we realize that God love you more. God needs another angel in heaven. So he called you home. What a great angel you’ll be with your kindness and loving ways. Always so Authentic. Your wings will fit you well…

  4. I was saddened to learn of the passing of Dale. He was a great person with a kind heart and will be missed. Stephanine , Summer and the rest of the family we offer our Deepest Condolences and you will all be in our thoughts and prayers. May Dale rest in paradise

  5. I am so sorry to hear about the passing of my buddy Dale. Man…you are one of the funniest dudes I know and I will MISS YOU! Thank you for talking to my daughter when we was at Keith’s house. She really enjoyed your conversation. Stephanie, I will never forget the fun we all shared. RIH Dale’e Dale….

  6. To Dale’s wife and family, I am his Aunt Nina Houston. Even though we didn’t spend much time together as adults he, Mark and I were always together growing up as kids. Dale was a good man and he will be deeply missed. I will continue to keep all of you in my prayers.

  7. Senequa jefferson

    I’m still speechless you was such a good friend and co worker over these 9 years your pep talks of wisdom and encouragement will never be forgotten! You were such a dope soul I’m going to miss you friend watch over everyone cause we all definitely still need you especially your family!
    – never will be forgotten !

  8. This was sudden, Totally unexpected.There are no words for this . Dale will truly be missed . I will miss the calls for advice and guidance, and just chatter when needed to vent. I will remember and cherish those times ..I am truly saddened by the loss. My condolences to you Stephanie, and Keith ,the rest of your family.May you take comfort in family at this time.

  9. So sorry for your loss and praying for you.

  10. This was unexpected. I’m so sorry for your loss. I’m praying for you and your family. I’m truly sorry I missed his home going.

    Know that I love you all!

  11. Tonya Mclin Kegler

    Wow I just watched this video and it brought back memories. I only have childhood memories of Dale, I’m his cousin Tonya McLin Kegler. Growing up we had big fun. I was so saddened to hear he and Aunt Ann had passed. Wanda you and the rest of the family are continuously in my prayers..

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