Albert Paul Dalton, 94, of Swannanoa, passed away Monday, December 4, 2017.
Mr. Dalton was born October 12, 1923 in McDowell County to the late Rev. Barney and Katherine Davis Dalton. He worked for McMurray Chevrolet and he was the owner and operator of the Amoco and Gulf Gas Station’s in Black Mountain. Albert was of the Baptist faith, a good Christian man, and loved working in his garden.
In addition to his parents, Albert is preceded in death by his wife of 70 years, Camilla Dalton; sisters, Ollie Burgin, Evelyn Height, Hettie Bartlett, and Lessie Wagner; brothers, Arthur Dalton, Sherman Dalton, Willard Dalton; granddaughter, Jania Danee Padgett; and grandson, Trent Edward Dalton.
Albert is survived by his daughter, Juanita Padgett and husband, Bob of Black Mountain; son, James Edward “Jim” Dalton and wife, Margaret of Black Mountain; grandchildren, Wayne Padgett (Margie), Steve Padgett (Misty), Nathan Padgett (Susan), Chris Dalton, Teresa Sisk and Jania Wilson (Justin); great grandchildren, Brandon, Brittany, Colby, Alexa, Allie, Jordan, Kaine, Erin, and Abby; and great- great grandchildren, Titus and Toby.
The family will receive friends Wednesday, December 6, 2017 from 12:00 to 1:00 pm at Harwood Home for Funerals with a Celebration of Life Service immediately following with Rev. Randy Gregg and Rev. Jason Queen officiating.
Burial will follow at 2:00 pm at the Western Carolina State Veterans Cemetery.
Flowers are accepted and appreciated. Memorial contributions may be made to the NC State Veterans Home, 62 Lake Eden Road, Black Mountain, NC 28711.