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Dowin Taz Dalton

April 22, 1948 April 30, 2018
Dowin Taz Dalton
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Obituary for Dowin Taz Dalton

Dowin Taz Dalton, 70, of 88 Bowe St., Danville, Va., passed away on Monday, April 30, 2018, at Duke University Medical Center. He was born April 22, 1948, in Danville, to the late Ethel Prevette Dalton and the late Marvin B. Dalton, Sr. Mr. Dalton is survived by his wife Meryl Webb Dalton. He worked for Rush Wholesale for 30 years, and was a supervisor for Lawrence & Nester prior to his retirement. During his retirement, he also worked part time for Auto Zone. Mr. Dalton volunteered for 25 years with Bachelors Hall Vol. Fire Dept., where he is a life member and served as Fire Chief. Mr. Dalton was a good and faithful servant to his Lord. He was a member of Shining Light Baptist Church.

In addition to his wife, Mr. Dalton is survived by his daughter, Kelly D. Gibson and husband, Kenneth of Danville; his sister, Sue D. Touchstone and husband, Morgan of Dry Fork, Va.; his brother, Marvin B. Dalton, Jr. and wife, Jeannette of Oregon Hill, N.C.; his special nephew, Jim Goggin; his grandson, Kyle Wayne Gibson; and his special pet, Lucy.

In addition to his parents, Mr. Dalton was predeceased by his sister, Janice D. Beadles, and his brother, Roger Dalton.

A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, May 4, 2018, at Danville Memorial Gardens, with Rev. Clayton Murphy officiating.

The family will receive friends Thursday, May 3, 2018, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Norris West End Chapel, and at other times at the home of his daughter, Kelly Gibson, 136 Bowe St., Danville, Va.

The family requests that memorial donations be made to Shining Light Baptist Church, 2815 Blairmont Dr., Danville, VA 24540.

Norris Funeral Services, Inc. and Crematory, West End Chapel, 511 Church Ave. Danville is serving the Dalton family. Online condolences may be made at

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Receiving of Friends




6:30 PM 5/3/2018 6:30:00 PM - 8:00 PM 5/3/2018 8:00:00 PM
Norris Funeral Services & Crematory - West End Chapel

511 Church Avenue
Danville, Virginia 24541

Norris Funeral Services & Crematory - West End Chapel
511 Church Avenue Danville 24541 Virginia
United States

Graveside Service




2:00 PM 5/4/2018 2:00:00 PM
Danville Memorial Gardens

4849 Riverside Drive
Danville, VA 24541

Danville Memorial Gardens
4849 Riverside Drive Danville 24541 VA
United States

Cemetery Details


Danville Memorial Gardens Final Resting Place

4849 Riverside Drive
Danville, VA 24541

4849 Riverside Drive Danville 24541 VA
United States

Memorial Contribution

Shining Light Baptist Church

2815 Blairmont Drive
Danville, VA 24540

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