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Mr. Robert Lee Dalton Sr., 84, of Lawrenceville, GA, formerly of Stoneville, died March 4, 2018. Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Saturday, March 17, 2018 at the Greater Burning Bush Holiness Church, 703 N. Glenn St. Stoneville, NC 27048. Burial will be in Stoneville Memorial Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 12:30 to 1 p.m. Saturday at the church.

Robert, known to his family and friend as “Bob” or “Bobby”, peacefully entered into eternal resting place at the age of 84, on March 4, 2018.  He was born September 11, 1933 the son of the late Robert Early Dalton and Cora Ella Scales Dalton. He attended the former Stone Elementary of Stoneville, NC and the former Charles Drew High School in Madison, NC.  Mr. Dalton later served in the U. S. Army from 1954 to 1956 with an honorable discharge.  He then moved to New York and worked as a chauffeur for retired professional baseball player, Roy Campanella.  He then later worked for General Motors in N. Tarrytown, New York and then relocated to Atlanta, Georgia with GM, where he retired after 34 years.  He returned to Stoneville, NC and was a faithful member of Greater Burning Bush Holiness until he lost his wife, Wanda I. Dalton and then moved to Lawrenceville, GA with his daughter, Claudia.  He enjoyed his time there with her and her family and often attended New Mercies Christian Church in Lilburn, GA. Robert Lee was also preceded by his loving wife, Wanda Joy Irene Dalton, two sons, Robert A. Dalton, Robert L. Dalton, Jr and his niece, Michalle “Cookie” Dalton. Cherishing his memory: his children; Agnita Cheah (Twuh) of Bay Shore, NY, Thomas W. Sims of Newberry, SC, Claudia V. Benjamin (Bernard) Lawrenceville, GA, Kevin C. Dalton, Sr., of Yonkers, NY, Brenda A. Dalton of Panama City, FL, Vaughn C. Howard of Eden, NC, William K. Burch of Elmsford, NY, Treavor L. Mohammad (Monisha) of Snellville, GA, sister; Cynthia D. Hayes (Glen) of Stoneville, NC, brother; Carlton Dalton (Ellen) of Madison, NC, 38 grandchildren, 6 great grandchildren, mother-in-law; Doris Marable of NY, 6 sisters-in-law, 3 brothers-in-law, two nieces; Stephanie Miller of Eden, NC and Pamela Miskel of Maryland, three nephews; Elliott Dalton of Stoneville, NC, Nic Dalton and Eddie Dalton both  of Madison, NC, a host of other relatives and friends.


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  • Tuesday, March 13, 2018
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