Geoffrey Alexander Dille, 56, of Sulphur, LA died Saturday, December 18, 2010 in Estherwood, LA.
Mr. Dille was born in Houston, TX and was raised and educated in Indiana. Mr. Dille proudly served the United States Navy from the Vietnam War to the Persian Gulf War; retiring as AGCS (AW/SW) after twenty years. Throughout the course of his military career, he traveled internationally, having lived abroad.
Mr. Dilles' true love was flying; he was a private, commercial, ATP Pilot and a flight instructor. He also enjoyed riding and training horses and sailing.
Mr. Dille was a member of the VFW, AOPA and the Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd.
He leaves to honor his memory, two daughters, Christine Alexis Dille Rivers and husband Kyle Jon of Cookeville, TN and Rebecca Suzanne Dille of Bloomington, IN; one grandson, Jacob Miles Rivers of Cookeville, TN; three sisters, Ellen McAdon of Sulphur, Claudia Dille of Indianapolis, IN and Martha Knight of Cleveland Heights, OH; numerous nieces and nephews and the mother of his children, Catherine Dille of Bloomington, IN.
Memorial services will be at 9:00 AM Thursday, December 23, 2010 at Southland Field West Calcasieu Airport in Sulphur, LA. Father Jack Meyers will officiate. Inurnment services will be on December 30, 2010 at 11 AM at St. David's Episcopal Church in Bean Blossum, Indiana.