Thursday, July 30, 2009

Dale "Doc" Gene Munson, 62, of Rogers, Ark., died Friday, July 24, 2009, at Mercy Medical Center in Rogers, Ark. He was born May 31, 1947, in Emmetsburg, Iowa, the son of John and Bessie Munson.

He owned and operated Munson Chiropractic in Bentonville, Ark.

survivors include: his wife of 41 years, Vergene (Jeanne) Munson; sons, Joseph Munson and Dr. Brandon Munson and his fiancÚ, Brandi, of Rogers, Ark.; daughters, Kalene Griffith and her husband, John, of Bentonville, Ark., and Kristene Munson, of Bella Vista, Ark.; brothers, John Munson and his wife Mary Ann, of Elkton, Minn., and Duane Munson, of Lincoln, Neb.; a sister, Marilyn Cavendar and her husband, Warren, of Omaha, Neb.; and four grandchildren,

He was a 1969 graduate of Palmer College of Chiropractic. He began in private practice, September 1969 to September 1971, in Ness City, Kan. He was in private practice, September 1971 to July 2004 in Dodge City, Kan. He was in private practice in Bentonville, Ark., since 2004.

He was a volunteer with Bentonville Nazarene Church Upward Basketball, Circle of Life Hospice and Cancer Road Challenge.

Funeral service were Tuesday at First Church of the Nazarene in Rogers, Ark., with Pastor Alan Johnson and Pastor Mark Lindstrom officiating. Interment followed at Bentonville Cemetery in Bentonville, Ark.

Memorials may be sent to: Circle of Life Hospice, 901 Jones Road, Springdale, AR 72762.