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Wilbur Dalton Smith

Birth
Savannah, Chatham County, Georgia, USA
Death 13 Feb 2017 (aged 91)
Milledgeville, Baldwin County, Georgia, USA
Burial Savannah, Chatham County, Georgia, USA
Memorial ID 176337119 · View Source
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Dalton Smith age 91 passed away Monday, February 13, 2017. Services will be held at 11AM Friday, February 17, at First Baptist Church. Graveside services and interment will be on Saturday, February 18, at 11AM at Hilcrest Abbey East Cemetery in Savannah.
Mr. Dalton was born in Savannah, Georgia, one of five children born to parents William Troy and Bessie Garrett Smith. He graduated from Commerical High School in Savannah, GA. He leaned to work at an early age and continued to do so throughout his life. He believed in doing things well. He served with the 286th Engr. C. Bn. in Germany, France, and Austria during WWII, witnessing the surrender of the German forces and Kufstein, Austria. After the War he began a Railroad Career as an apprentice with the Seaboard Air Line RR. He served honorably for over 37 years. Mr. Dalton was a Master Mason and member of Solomons Lodge #1, Alee Shrine and Scottish Rite. Mr. Dalton loved his Lord and was a member of First Baptist Church of Milledgeville. He was preceded in death by his childhood sweetheart and beloved wife Dorothy Dukes Smith.
Friends who wish may make memorial contributions to The Hodgson School of Music, University of Georgia, 250 River Rd., Athens, GA 30602 or to the donor’s favorite charity.
Moores Funeral Home & Crematory has charge of arrangements.
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Source: Moores Funeral Home, milledgeville, Ga.
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Obituary Edited To Protect The Privacy Of the Living


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  • Created by: Loree & Billy Beacham
  • Added: 14 Feb 2017
  • Find A Grave Memorial 176337119
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Wilbur Dalton Smith (21 Aug 1925–13 Feb 2017), Find A Grave Memorial no. 176337119, citing Hillcrest Abbey East Cemetery, Savannah, Chatham County, Georgia, USA ; Maintained by Loree & Billy Beacham (contributor 47243131) .