Dale Alan Sapp

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Dale Alan Sapp, 56, of Holts Summit, passed away Sunday, September 23, 2012, at the University of Missouri Hospital & Clinics in Columbia. He was born September 8, 1956, in Columbia, Missouri, a son of Dale and Thelma (Calvin) Sapp. He attended Southern Boone High School in Ashland, Missouri. Dale was a longtime floor installation specialist, but first and foremost he was a musician. Dale once said "Most people play music for a hobby, I play music for life." He touched a lot of people through his music and some of the bands he played with include - Saddle Tramp, Black Jack, Painted Eyes, Sticky Grass, Soup Kitchen Sapp and the MOJOmanics, The Quick, Junkyard Dogs, Backstreet Boogyband, and many more. Dale is survived by his wife: Donna Reagan; his father: Dale Sapp (Frankie) of Columbia; three children: Dale Anson Sapp (Denise) of Silverdale, Wash.; Nicole Tomlinson of Jefferson City and Ryan Tomlinson of Jefferson City; two step-children: Joe Reagan of Jefferson City; Megan Tomlinson of Columbia; one sister: Sandra Dering (Tracy) of Marshfield, Mo.; and three grandchildren: Parker, Rylan, and Izzy Sapp. Friends will be received from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. Sunday, September 30, 2012, at the Houser-Millard Funeral Home, where services will follow at 2:00 p.m., with Pastor Dave Samler officiating. Interment will be held in Liberty Cemetery near Ashland, Mo. Expressions of sympathy may be made to the charity of the donor's choice. Arrangements are under the direction of HOUSER-MILLARD Funeral Directors, 2613 West Main Street, Jefferson City, MO 65109. (573) 636-3838. Condolences may be left for the family online at

Published September 30, 2012