Dale's Southlake Pharmacy



Dale's Southlake Pharmacy Staff

Dale Colee, Registered Pharmacist


Dale graduated from St. Louis College of Pharmacy with his Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy degree in 1972. He obtained a Masters in Business Administration (Executive MBA) in 1988 from the University of Illinois-Champaign. Dale is currently a preceptor for St. Louis College of Pharmacy and Richland Community College Pharmacy students.

Dale has worked in the retail pharmacy setting for over 40 years around the Decatur area. He has diverse experience with other areas of the Healthcare community as well. He is a Certified Fitter of Durable Medical Equipment, an APhA Certified Immunizer, and has worked in Administration at various local hospitals. In 2004, he and his wife opened Dale's Southlake Pharmacy in South Shores, and he is the current Pharmacist-in-Charge at Dale's Southlake Pharmacy.

Dale is married to Rita (Canaday) Colee, and all four of their children contribute to Dale's or Colee's Family-Owned business. Rita is a Registered Nurse, and assists with Immunization Clinics and Merchandising the Front-End of the stores. They have 4 children: Kyle, Lauren, Erica & Aly.

Two of their daughters, Lauren Young and Erica Colee, work full-time for the business. Lauren is the Marketing & Merchandise Manager, and handles Business Operations for both locations. All four children graduated from Maroa-Forsyth High School. Erica is the Pharmacist-in-Charge at Colee's Corner Drugs.

Dale has served on various local and state-wide boards. He is currently serving his second 6-year term on the Richland Community College Board of Trustees.

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Rita C, Lauren Y, Jamie M, Alyssa Delatte