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Donnie Dalton

July 25, 1944 ~ October 12, 2020 (age 76)

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Donald James Dalton, 76, of Archdale, passed away Monday, October 12, 2020, at Hospice Home at High Point.

Born July 25, 1944, in Guilford County, he was a son of the late Amos James Dalton and the late Ethel Lee Soots Dalton. Donnie was a US Army veteran and worked at the High Point Enterprise for thirty-five years where he was known as “Spark Plug”. He lived in Archdale for over fifty-years years and was a longtime member of Lexington Avenue Baptist Church where he served as deacon and usher. Donnie was an amateur photographer, volunteered for the Guil-Rand Fire Department from 1971 until 1995, where he was known as “Banjo”. He was a current member of Green Street Baptist Church.

Donnie is survived by his sister, Cindy Teetor Policastro and husband Paul; niece, Jennifer Ward and husband Heath; nephew, Darin Teetor and wife Kara, great-nephews, Dalton Ward, Tanner Ward and Ryley Lang; great-nieces, Hallie Ward, and Rebecca Teetor.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death, by his twin brother, Daniel Dalton.

Private service will be at Salisbury National Cemetery. 

Memorials will be at Hospice Home at the Piedmont.

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