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3701 East 7th Street
Joplin, MO 64801
Phone: (417) 781-1711
Fax: (417)-781-3916
Roy Dalton

Roy Lon Dalton

Wednesday, April 30th, 1930 - Thursday, June 20th, 2019
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Roy L. Dalton, age 89 of Joplin, Mo., passed away Thursday, June 20, 2019 at The Arbors following an illness.

Roy was born on April 30, 1930 in Anderson, Mo. to John H. and Sarah E. (Hutchison) Dalton. He has lived in Joplin since 1955. He was a Civil Service employee of the Missouri National Guard and was a Command Administrative Specialist for the 203rd Engineer Battalion. He served in this capacity for 33 years, retiring in 1988. He was a member of the 203rd Engineer Battalion, Missouri National Guard, having enlisted on August 4, 1947 and served 43 years, retiring in 1990 as a Chief Warrant Officer W-4.

He married Betty P. Roark on May 17, 1952, she preceded him in death on November 12, 2014. Roy was also preceded by his parents, a daughter, Julianne Dalton Sprouse, 7 brothers, William “Junior” Dalton, James Dalton, Staff Sgt. Albert “Babe” Dalton, Abraham Dalton, Thomas Dalton, Robert “Bob” Dalton and Buck Dalton, and four sisters, Phyllis Trenary, Ruth Oxley, Mary Lou Dotson and Helen Savage.

Roy is survived by his son; William Dalton and wife Cheryl of Monkey Island, Ok., five grandchildren; Jared Williams and wife Johnna, Britni Williams, Macyn Sheahan and husband Brian, Ryan Dalton and wife Erin, William Chad Dalton, five great-grandchildren; Hayden Dalton, Dalton Williams, Alexis Williams, Bailey Clement and Casady Clement, and one great-great-granddaughter, Ella.

Services have been scheduled for 10:00 a.m. Monday, June 24, 2019 at the Mason-Woodard Chapel. Burial will follow at Anderson Cemetery in Anderson, Mo. The family will receive friends during a time of visitation from 4 to 5 p.m. Sunday at the mortuary.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Mason-Woodard Mortuary & Crematory.
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  • Visitation

    Sunday, June 23rd, 2019 | 4:00pm - 5:00pm
    When
    Sunday, June 23rd, 2019 4:00pm - 5:00pm
    Location
    Mason-Woodard Mortuary
    Address
    3701 E. 7th Street
    Joplin, Missouri 64801
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  • Funeral Service

    Monday, June 24th, 2019 | 10:00am
    When
    Monday, June 24th, 2019 10:00am
    Location
    Mason-Woodard Mortuary
    Address
    3701 E. 7th Street
    Joplin, Missouri 64801
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  • Interment

    Monday, June 24th, 2019 | 11:30am
    When
    Monday, June 24th, 2019 11:30am
    Location
    Anderson Cemetery
    Address
    409 Jefferson Street
    Anderson, Missouri 64831
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Jim Bradley

Posted at 07:44am
Dear Dalton Family
My heartfelt condolences to you for your loss. Roy was a good friend and fellow guardsman. I worked with Roy while employed by the National guard in Anderson Missouri He was very intelligent and a quick study of the computers when they first arrived at work. He caught on very quickly and taught others as well. Always pleasant and a vicious ping pong player! I wish I could have made it to visitation but the flooding here has made that impossible. I will miss him and his big smile. Rest in Peace Roy
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