September 14, 1935 - September 5, 2019
Billie Dee Dalton, age 83, of Marion, IL, passed away with his family by his side on Thursday, September 5, 2019, in Memorial Hospital of Carbondale. He was born on Saturday, September 14, 1935, in Jonesboro, IL, the son of William Riley Dalton and Almeda Beatrice (Allen) Dalton. He was united in marriage to Wanda Kathleen (Chamness) Dalton on Saturday, October 19, 1957, and together they have shared nearly 62 years of marriage. Billie’s working career was with CIPS and Ameren, where he worked as a welder and a gas utility man for 42 years. After his retirement, he worked shoeing horses for 10 years, a love of his from a young age. He loved spending time with his family and took great pleasure in all of his grand and great grandchildren. He is survived by his wife, Wanda Kathleen Dalton of Marion; five daughters, Kim and Ronnie Black of Marion, Kathy and John Duty of Marion, Kellie and Jim Zeller of Marion, Karen and Jerry Hickey of Marion and Kendra and Kyle Grant of Thompsonville, IL; thirteen grandchildren, Brandon and Sarah Black, Heather and Robbie Midgett, Joshua and Alice Duty, Tera and Ryan Deaton, Jacob Duty, Christopher Dalton, Nicole and Noah Bethel, Jerri Lynn & Rick Pender, Brenton and Stephanie Hickey, Bradley and Kayla Hickey, Kourtney and Jeremy Lipscomb, Jessica Buckner, Ria Evans, Kylie Grant, Cody Grant; numerous great grandchildren; sister, Geraldine Bloodworth of Marion and his fur baby Bud, all of whom he loved dearly. He was preceded in death by and by his parents and one sister Carol Johns. In accordance to his wishes, there will be no visitation or services. Arrangements have been entrusted to Wilson-McReynolds Funeral Home, 900 N. Court St., Marion. For additional information please call the funeral home at 618-993-2131.
Billie Dee Dalton, age 83, of Marion, IL, passed away with his family by his side on Thursday, September 5, 2019, in Memorial Hospital of Carbondale. He was born on Saturday, September 14, 1935, in Jonesboro, IL, the son of William Riley Dalton... View Obituary & Service Information
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