Born June 15, 1942 in Martinsville, he was the son of Richard C. and Elizabeth (Bell) Dalton.
Doug was a farmer all his life and the Districk Manager for Big D Seed Co. from 1972-1982. He was a member of Antioch Christian Church, Zorah Shrine and Scottish Rite.
He is survived by his wife, Sharon (Hauser) Dalton, Coal City; one daughter, Angela (Dan) Trojan, Phoenix, AZ ; one son, Timothy (Sally) Dalton, Coal City, five grandchildren, Alexa and Jessica Trojan, Sophea, Sydney and Saydey Dalton; three sisters, Nancy Staley, Coal City; Carol Sinders, Clay City; Patti Biltz, Indianapolis; and a brother, Mike Dalton, Coal City.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Funeral service will be 3 p.m. Saturday at Antioch Christian Church, near Patricksburg with Pastor Tim Williams, officiating.
Visitation will be at the church from noon until time of service Saturday.
Burial will be in Fiscus Cemetery.
Arrangements are being handled by Welch & Cornett Funeral Home. Worthington Chapel.
Online condolences for the family can be made at welchcornett.com