David Allen Dayton, Sr.

Born: Wed., Apr. 5, 1933
Died: Sun., Apr. 23, 2017


Visitation

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM, Wed., Apr. 26, 2017
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Wed., Apr. 26, 2017
Location: Markwood Funeral Home


Funeral Service

1:00 PM Thu., Apr. 27, 2017
Location: Markwood Funeral Home


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David A. Dayton

     McCOOLE, MD – David A. Dayton, 84, of McCoole, passed away on Sunday, April 23, 2017 at Piney Valley Nursing Home, Keyser.

     Born April 5, 1933 in Keyser, WV, he was a son of the late Lewis and Allie May (Arnold) Dayton.  He was preceded in death by his daughter, Debra A. Dayton.  He was the last surviving member of his immediate family.

     David was an U.S. Army retiree with over 22 years of active duty where he served in the Korean Conflict and Vietnam Era.  After his military services, he was employed and retired from Automated Packaging System.  He was a member of VFW Post 6775, McCoole and former member of Order of DeMolay.

     Surviving are his wife, Shirley H. (Johnston) Dayton; his two sons, David A. Dayton, Jr.  and wife Deborah and William A. “Bill” Dayton, all of McCoole and three grandchildren, Lauren Dayton, Vicki Twomey and Sean Dayton.

     Friends will be received at the Markwood Funeral Home, Keyser, on Wednesday, April 26, 2017 from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m.  Funeral services will be conducted in the funeral home on Thursday, April 27, 2017 at 1:00 p.m. with Pastor Sally Bartling officiating.

     Interment will follow in Potomac Memorial Garden, Keyser, where military honors will be accorded by U.S. Army National Honor Guard.

     The family has requested memorial donations to Alzheimer’s Association, 108 Byte Drive #103, Frederick, MD 21702.

Charitable donations may be made in David's memory to the following organization:

Alzheimer's Association
108 Byte Dr., #103, Frederick, MD 21702

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Tom and Lisa Porter and Family
   Posted Mon April 24, 2017
Shirley and family,

We are so sad to hear about Dave. He was a fine man, husband, father, and grandfather. May the Christ Jesus comfort you with the promise of everlasting life in the here-after in our heavenly home where we can all be together again.

Love and prayers, Tom, Lisa, Lauren, Olivia, Charlie and Lilly

RON MCBEE
   Posted Mon April 24, 2017
PRAYERS FOR THE FAMILY..GOD BLESS....63

Karl & Nancy K norberg
   Posted Mon April 24, 2017
Dave, Deb, Bill & Shirley,
So sorry to hear the news of Dave Sr. passing. Sending prayers for everyone!

Cheryl Lambert
   Posted Mon April 24, 2017
Dear David & Debbie: So sorry to hear about the loss of your Father/Father-in-Law, he was a wonderful man, I was so blessed to get a chance to meet him. May you find comfort in knowing that your in our thoughts and prayers, with love & sympathy, Cheryl.

Cheryl Lambert
   Posted Mon April 24, 2017
Dear David & Debbie: So sorry to hear about the loss of your Father/Father-in-Law, he was a wonderful man, I was so blessed to get a chance to meet him. May you find comfort in knowing that your in my thoughts and prayers, with love & sympathy, Cheryl.

Sandy (Hartman) Spiker
   Posted Tue April 25, 2017
Shirley, Dave, & Bill;
I am so sorry to hear about Dave, Sr's passing. I worked with him a number of years and he was a joy to work with. He was very respected, a great husband and father, and a friend to many. My thoughts and prayers are with you all.

Sheila Golden
   Posted Wed May 03, 2017
I am a volunteer at Piney Valley. I am saddened by Mr. Dayton's passing. My thoughts are with you during this difficult time.