Robert Roscoe Dalton, 93, of Curve Road in Pearisburg, departed this life Monday, April 28, 2008 at Giles Memorial Hospital in Pearisburg. Born in Pulaski County on October 5, 1914, he was a son of the late William Sanders and Mary Rankins Dalton. Robert was a self-employed mechanic and logger and a member of Pembroke Assembly of God Church. He was preceded in death by his parents, a daughter Frances Dalton, brothers Jack, William, and Walter Dalton, sisters Josie Phelps, Ethel Meadows, Ida Chester, Fannie Browning.
He leaves to cherish his memory his devoted wife Julia Shepherd Dalton; his daughters and son-in-law Emma Meadows and Alice Kibler both of Pearisburg and Millie and Roy Keith of Petersburg, VA; his sons and daughters-in-law Frank and Carol Dalton of Alexandria, VA and William and Betty Dalton of Dublin, VA; his grandchildren Steve, Greg, and Brian Dalton, Kim and Gene Dalton, Lynn Adkins , Michelle Martin, Jeff Meadows, Rene Kellison and Eric King; great-grandchildren Steven and Adam Dalton, Carl and Randy Collins, Allen, Donald and Christina Kellison; great-great-grandchildren Payton and Haleigh Collins, Johnathon Kellison; his brother David Sanders Dalton of Peterstown, WV.
Funeral services will be conducted Friday at 11:00 AM in The Pembroke Assembly of God Church on Virginia Ave. in Pembroke with The Rev. Terry Eversole, The Rev. Leon Goad, Pastor Eddie Kendall, and The Rev. Chris Branch officiating. Burial will follow in Birchlawn Burial Park in Pearisburg. The family will receive friends at the Kendall Funeral Home at 605 Snidow St. in Pembroke Thursday evening from 6 to 8 PM. Online condolences may be sent by visiting kendallfuneralhome.com.