Carl “Tommy” Dalton, 90, of Morgantown, passed away Thursday April 5, 2018.
He was born Nov. 29, 1927, in Morgantown, a son of the late Solomon and Sadie Mae Dalton.
Mr. Dalton was the oldest living member of Burns Chapel United Methodist Church. He was a retired coal miner and in his free time, he was an avid deer hunter, bee keeper and gardener.
He is survived by his daughters, Carol Law and her husband, George, Rhonda Summers and her husband, Blaine, Janet Poole, Linda Willis and her husband, John, Kim Dalton and her husband, Adam Meckley; sons, Durwood Dalton and his wife, Connie, and Keith Dalton and his wife, Heather; siblings, Patty Hilling, Okey Dalton, Velma McDonald and Ruby Kessler; brother-in-law, Allen McDonald; 17 grandchildren, 32 great-grandchildren, and 11 great-great -grandchildren. He is also survived by his special friends, Freda Corwin and Shawna Fanok.
In addition to his parents, he is also preceded in death by his wife, Edith (McDonald) Dalton; daughter, Sherry Hilling; granddaughter, Lauren Law; son-in-law, Eldon Poole; siblings, Jacob, Eugene, Prentiss, Solomon Jr., Marcella, Wilma, Opal, Rachel, Ann and Melva.
Hastings Funeral Home has been entrusted with arrangements. Friends and family will be received at Burns Chapel United Methodist Church, Summers School Rd., Morgantown, from 4 p.m. Sunday, until the time of the funeral service at 10 a.m. Monday, April 9, with Pastor Lynda Masters officiating. Interment will follow at Nicholson Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Burns Chapel United Methodist Church, c/o Wilma Burns, 2300 Summers School Rd., Morgantown, WV 26508.