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Delmer Sherwood Dalton, Danville, KY (1929-2014)

He was a native of Casey County, KY, and a resident of Boyle County at the time of his death. He was the son of the late Jackie and Myrtie Richardson Dalton. He leaves 64 direct living descendants. He was a mechanic, farmer, carpenter and bus driver. Delmer was a member of the Willow Springs United Methodist Church. Mr. Dalton enjoyed hauling scrap metal
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Delmer Sherwood Dalton, of Danville, KY, passed away Wednesday, March 5, 2014 at St. Joseph Hospital in Lexington, KY. He was 84.

Funeral services are 1pmCT/2pmET, Saturday, March 8, 2014 at Willow Springs United Methodist Church with Bro. Johnnie Maupin and Bro. Otis York officiating. Burial will be in the Willow Springs Cemetery. Visitation will be Friday from 5pm-8pmCT/6pm-9pmET, at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home, 752 Campbellsville Street, Liberty, KY, and Saturday after 11pmCT/12pm noon ET, until funeral service at the church.

Pallbearers are Anthony Redford, Delmer Lee Dalton, Michael Shane Hale, Jarrod Reardon, Bryan King and Justin Dalton.

Honorary pallbearers are Jordan Dalton, Hunter Combs, Tanner Combs, and Chad David Dalton.

Delmer Sherwood Dalton, Danville, KY (1929-2014)

Born October 14, 1929 in Casey County, KY, he was the son of the late Jackie and Myrtie Richardson Dalton. He died Wednesday, March 5, 2014, in Lexington, Fayette County, KY, at the age of 84 years, 4 onths, and 22 days.

He was a mechanic, farmer, carpenter and bus driver. Delmer was a member of the Willow Springs United Methodist Church. Mr. Dalton enjoyed hauling scrap metal.

Survivors include the following:
  • Three sons: Randy (and Shirley) Dalton of Liberty, KY; Michael (and Rita) Dalton of Liberty, KY; and David (and Patty) Dalton of Danville, KY

  • Four daughters: Beverly (and James) Redford of Danville, KY; Goldie (and Mark) Wilson of Danville, KY; Balerie (and Rodney) King of Danville, KY; and Lisa (and Steve) Combs of McKinney, KY

  • Twenty-two grandchildren

  • Thirty-two great-grandchildren

  • Three great-great-grandchildren
In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his beloved wife, Alma C. Foster Dalton, who passed away October 11, 2011; son, Gerald Dalton; 2 brothers, William Dalton and Doris Martin Dalton; and 3 sisters, Neda Foster, Rosemary Underwood and Mable Clements.

Funeral arrangements entrusted to McKinney-Brown Funeral Home, 752 Campbellsville Street, Liberty, KY. Send a condolence to the family of Delmer Sherwood Dalton

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