Dale' wife had passed away, and he had been living alone before rescuing Andrea and Amy when the zombie apocalypse occurred. After, he grows to care for the two sisters as if they were family. He is the wise elder among Rick and Shane's group of survivors.

The Walking Dead Quotes

You can breathe. You can blink. You can cry. Hell, they're all gonna be doing that.


Rick: Grateful.
Jenner: The day will come when you won't be.