Jerry Dalton, age 48, of Danville, VA, passed away on Tuesday, August 25, 2020 at Duke University Hospital.
Mr. Dalton was born on April 7, 1972, in Stuttgart, Germany, a son of Rickie Dalton and June Tillison Dalton. Jerry lived many places but Danville was where he called home. He loved to attend sporting events and was a diehard fan of NASCAR, UVA, and the Baltimore Orioles. Jerry was affectionatly known to many as “Little Jerry” or “Fragman”. Jerry was a talented drummer and outdoorsman, but his favorite thing was spending time with his beloved daughter, Autumn. He resided in Henderson for the last 20 years working as a barber then as a material handler for M. R. Williams. Jerry proudly served his country as a Light Fighter in the U.S. Army 25th Infantry Division. He was of the Baptist faith.
In addition to his parents, Mr. Dalton is survived by his daughter, Autumn Nicole Dalton; sister, Kristie Davis (Matthew); nephew, Joshua Stanley; niece, Savannah Compton; uncles, Kenneth Tillison (Sue), Roger Tillison (Cathy) and Glenn Tillison; aunt, Peggy Rose; eleven cousins and a host of friends spanning the world. He was also a founding member of a close-knit group of friends known as Dog Pound.
Mr. Dalton was predeceased by his grandparents, Rudolph and Mary Dalton, Carl Tillison and Roger Gover and Mary “Hazel” Gover.
Graveside services will be conducted Monday, August 31,2020 at 2 P.M. at Danville Memorial Gardens with Dr. Charles Scearce officiating. Visitation will be held Sunday evening from 6 P.M.- 8 P.M. at Swicegood Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers the family asks that any donations be made to a fund for Mr. Dalton’s daughter, Autumn at https://gf.me/u/yuu4q4.
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