Mr. Dale E. Vandervort, 88, of Newport, departed this life on Friday, April 4, 2014. He was born December 9, 1925 at Austinburg, Ohio, the son of William Ray and Margaret Ann (Goshorn) Vandervort.

Mr. Vandervort was preceded in death by two sons, Brian Matthew and Drew Smith Vandervort; and three brothers, William, Scott, and Richard Vandervort.

He is survived by his wife, Dorothy Dale (Ringuet) Vandervort; two sons, Mark Vandervort of Lakeland, Florida and Jeffrey Dale Vandervort of Crestview, Fla.; two daughters, Janis Rae Vandervort Shortridge of King George, Va., and Karen Marie Urban Ohlheiser of Yelm, Wash.; one brother, Clifford Vandervort; and several grandchildren.

Visitation was Monday, April 7,  1 p.m. until service time.  Funeral services were 2 p.m. Monday at Jackson’s Newport Funeral Home Chapel with interment in Gracelawn Cemetery.

Arrangements by Jackson’s Newport Funeral Home.