Byron Gerard Dalton Sr.

New Orleans, Louisiana


New Orleans, Louisiana


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Byron Gerard Dalton Sr. departed from this earth and into his Heavenly Father's arms on Tuesday, May 19, 2020 at the age of 67. He was a life long residence of New Orleans, LA. Bryon was the son of the late Charles W. Dalton Sr. and Marie Mc Graff Dalton. Beloved Husband of Melinda White Dalton for 41 years. He entered in holy matrimony on May 3, 1979 to Melinda White Dalton from this union three children were born; Byron Gerard Dalton Jr., Bryan Eric Dalton and Megan Dalton Pharr. He was a graduate of Joseph S. Clark High School. Byron was a devoted Motor Coach Operator for Hotard for over 20 years. Byron was a loving and devoted husband, father, brother, grandfather, brother-in-law and friend. He leaves to cherish his memories to his wife; Melinda Dalton, two sons; Byron (Brionne) Dalton Jr., Bryan (Alma) Dalton, one daughter; Megan Dalton (Jessie) Pharr, six grandchildren; Briana Dalton, Byron Dalton III, Macii and Maddison Pharr, Baylee and Brayden Dalton, one brother; Charles (Cecile) Dalton Jr., one sister; Rufina Dalton (Edmond), beloved cousins; Lyndia Gray of Chicago, Ill, Paulette Parker of Eden, NC, Billie Davis and Leslie Shelton; six brothers-in-law; Michael (Brenda) Porter, Kenneth (Catherine) Porter, Darryl, John (Nedra) Porter, Charmse (Antionette) Porter, Howard White, two sisters in laws; Troylynn (Gary) Simms of Atlanta, Ga, Joanette (Rev. Frederick) Franklin III, devoted friend; Sean Johnson of Chicago, Ill and a host of other relatives and close friends. He is preceded in death by his loving parents; Charles and Marie Dalton, brother; Wayne J. Dalton, sister; Nedra Dalton, grandmother; Mary Gardette Decuir, Mother in law; Rita Geraldine Porter, brother in law; Ronnie Porter and sister in law; Valerie Porter Jackson. A special thank you to the following businesses for their support to the family during this difficult time: AT&T, Regions Bank, The Houston Methodist Hospital and Alorica. VISITATION SERVICE ONLY, Friday, May 29, 2020 at 11:00AM. Littlejohn Funeral Home, 2163 Aubry St. New Orleans, LA 70119. Rev. Frederick Franklin III, Officiating. NO CONGREGATING IN OR OUTSIDE. FACE COVERING ARE STRICTLY ENFORCED. IN LIEU OF FLOWERS THE FAMILY DESIRE PLANTS TO WATCH HIS SPIRIT LIVE ON.

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Deepest sympathy to Ruffina, Charles, and the entire Dalton family. From, Lydia,Wanda, Yolanda,and Monica.

Daddy you will be miss I love you and Im proud and honored you was my father thank you for being the best dad and grandfather until we meet again I love you

To the Dalton Family, my wife and I are deeply hurt to hear of Byron passing. I am one of his friends that would meet him at Burger King during the morning hours. We shared many views on political opinions. We will miss him. But God called him home. You have our deepest sympathy. Ron and Sylvina Walker.

Melinda, Byron Jr., Megan, Bryan, Rufina and the entire Dalton family have my deepest heartfelt condolences. May God give you peace and comfort during this difficult time. As the days and weeks pass, and as you return to life's routine, may you continue to feel comforted by the love and support of family and friends. You are in my thoughts and prayers.