David Rice Dalton, 73 of Eldorado, died Thursday, Dec. 19, 2013, at his residence in Eldorado.
He was born in Harrisburg on July 4, 1940, to the late Druary and Wavelyn (Rice) Dalton. He worked for Sahara Coal Co. and was a member of the Eldorado First Christian Church.
He is survived by his wife, Carol; a son, Mark (Kelly) Dalton of Harrisburg; a daughter, Stephanie Mikeworth of Robinson; five grandchildren, Karley Mikeworth, Amanda Mikeworth, Christian Dalton, Abby Dalton and Jordan Dalton. He is also survived by a brother, Joseph (Susie) Dalton of Evansville, Ind., and two sisters: Nancy (Steve) Miley of Scottsdale, Ariz., and Susie (Mike) Payne of Hatfield, Ind.
He was preceded in death by a brother Druary Jr.
As per his request his body has been cremated and a memorial service will be held at a later date. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital or VNA hospice of Eldorado.
On line condolences may be sent to the family at watsonfuneralhome.net