July 31, 1944 - September 05, 2018
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William L. “Bill” Dalton, Sr., age 74 of Hempstead, passed away on September 5, 2018. He is preceded in death by his son, David Allen Dalton and grandson, Brian Smith and is survived by his wife of 55 years, Martha Ann Dalton; son, Bubba Dalton and wife Pippa; daughter, Cindy Smith; brother, Sydney Joe Dalton and wife Pansey; sisters, Pat Durden, Cecilia Gilley, Carolyn Sue Dalton, Martha Lynn Varner; grandchildren, Melissa Smith, Whitney Dalton, William Allen (Little Bubba) Dalton, Meagan Raven; great grandchildren, Bryce Smith, Kylee Smith, Michael Wynn, Mason White, Adalyn Dalton, Ainsley Dalton, Juliet Raven as well as numerous other relatives and friends.
Bill was born July 31, 1944 to his mother Stella Cunningham and father William Elex Mathes. He was raised by his stepfather Harry William Dalton.
Bill loved his dog Charlie, pecan pie, Old Spice, and peppermint candy. He dedicated his life to his family and his Lord. He was faithful to all and took pride in everything he did. He never said too much, he left that up to his wife, but when he did it was sincere and wise. He enjoyed working with his son and often directed him on how to do everything.
Bill’s legacy lives on through his family, friends, and all the electrical work he did at Canon Funeral Home.
Visitation will be Friday, September 7, 2018 from 5-7 pm at Canon Funeral Home. Funeral Services will be Saturday, September 8, 2018 at 2 pm at Canon Funeral Home with Travis Patterson officiating. Interment will follow at Courtney Cemetery.