December 23, 1933 – November 17, 2013 Dalton Barron, 79, passed away Sunday, November 17, 2013 at Beacon Hill in Denison, Texas.
Dalton was born on December 23, 1933 in Coleman, Oklahoma the son of Emory Barron and Ethel Dilbeck Barron. He attended Savoy Schools. Dalton entered the U.S. Navy in 1956 and married Sharon Dallman in El Cajon, California on May 19, 1957.
Dalton worked in San Diego, CA until retiring and moving to Savoy, Texas in 1978 with his family. He owned a service station in Savoy and then D & R Recycling in Sherman, TX. He loved fishing, working, auto racing, and mostly spending time with his beloved wife, children and grandchildren. His giving spirit will be missed by all.
He is survived by wife Sharon of the home, son Rick Barron and wife Deborah of Whitesboro, daughter Julie Compton and husband Shon of Cibolo, daughter Jan Garza and husband Joe of Whitewright, son Ronnie Barron and wife Angela of Gunter, son Ryan Barron of Marysville, WA, daughter Joyce Beck and husband Larry of Denison, daughter Jeri Kilcrease and husband Danny of Paris, son John Barron and wife Trina of Sherman, 20 grandchildren, 8 great-grandchildren, sisters Ophelia Thomas of Durant, OK, Margaret Monroe of Mesquite and Patsy Hutchins and husband Ronnie of Savoy.
He was preceded in death by his parents, brothers Truman Barron and Winifred Barron.
Funeral services will be at 10:00AM Wednesday, November 20, 2013 at Mullican-Little Funeral Chapel in Bells/Savoy, Texas. Reverend James Seigler and Reverend Bill Sessom will officiate. Interment will follow in Rose Hill Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 6:00PM until 8:00PM on Tuesday at the funeral home.
Pallbearers will be Rick Barron, Ronnie Barron, John Barron, Danny Kilcrease, Joe Garza, Shon Compton, David Wayne Price, and Daniel Barron.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in Dalton’s name to the First Baptist Church, P.O. Box 177, Savoy, TX 75479