Dalton, Venston Thomas
Venston Thomas (Vince & Stub) Dalton, 68, of Floyd, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, December 27, 2011. His life occupations were construction, the timber industry and small engine technician. He always said he was so blessed that his business accomplishment was the great friends he made. He played the guitar and had a love for bluegrass music. His favorite hobbies were hunting and four-wheeling around the Buffalo Mountain with his friends and family and spending time with his loving companion Crickett. Venston was recently accepted as a member of the Buffalo Mountain Hunt Club, of which he was very proud.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Gordon and Clova B. Dalton; son, Thomas A. Dalton; and granddaughters Sarah and Faith Dalton. Left to cherish his memory are his wife of 42 years, Rhonda Turman Dalton; sons and daughters-in-law, Venston “Vince” and Crystal Dalton, Vernon and Melissa Dalton; daughter and son-in-law, Kathy and John Paul Duncan Jr.; grandchildren, Amanda Duncan, Christopher Duncan, Justin Burcham, Brittany Burcham, Venston Dalton, Landon Dalton, and Katie Dalton; great-grandchildren, Joshua Burcham, Megan Burcham, and Payton Burcham; sisters and brothers-in-law, Mavis and Warren (Bud) Cox, Mabel Boyd, Gay and Russell Quesenberry, Wanda and Ben Linkous; brothers and sister-in-law, Norman Dalton, William Dalton, Earl Dalton, Frank and Shirley Dalton; best friend, Darrell Quesenberry and Vickie Ham; and loving companion, Crickett.
Funeral service will be held 1 p.m. Friday, December 30, 2011, at the Maberry Funeral Home Chapel, with Pastor Vernon Dalton officiating. Interment to follow at the Alderman Cemetery. Family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, December 29, 2011 at the funeral home.
Online condolences may be made by visiting www.maberryfuneralhome.com