His Life
Dale Michael “Mike” Chadwick, 74, of Brentwood, CA passed away peacefully at home, surrounded by his family on Tuesday, June 8, 2021.

Mike was born on October 4, 1946 in Attleboro, MA to Chester and Lillian Chadwick. There, he grew up in the house his father built in Norton, CA. He joined the United States Navy on October 28, 1965.Mike served on the USS Ticonderoga during the Vietnam War as an electrical technician in the Aircraft Maintenance Department. He accumulated several accolades throughout his service until he received Honorable Discharge from active duty on September 18, 1969.He served an additional 2 years in the Navy Reserves, obtaining his private pilot’s license during this time.

After his naval service, Mike earned his bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from Southeastern Massachusetts University. His career as a civil engineer spanned over 4 decades, including owning his own company. He met his wife, Pamela, in 1971 and they were married later that year. Between 1972 and 1982, they had four daughters. In 1982, the family made the journey to California where they continue to reside. Mike always had an affinity for cars and drag racing. Racing his beautiful ’67 Mustang was a passion and pastime of his that he shared with family and friends. Mike also had an infinite love for animals. He donated to several charities for animals, as well as to children’s hospitals and veteran services.

Mike is survived by his wife, Pamela, his daughters, Krystin, Kimberly, Kari and Kacey, his sons-in-law, Drew, Kenny and Jun, his 11 grandchildren, and his little dog, Marty. He was a wonderful husband, father, grandfather/papa and friend to many. “We love you and will be looking for you in the clouds. Until we meet again…”