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Donald Cameron Dilley Jr.


1934 - 2017
Donald Cameron Dilley Jr. Obituary
Donald Cameron Dilley Jr.

Don C. Dilley Jr. of Pensacola was called home by his heavenly father November fifteenth two thousand and seventeen. Born in Dallas, Texas on May twenty-second nineteen thirty-four to Don and Carol Dilley.

Don attended Borger Texas High School, New Mexico Military Institute, Texas Tech University, and University of California Davis.

He was a member of Kappa Sigma Fraternity, Gamma Mu Business Fraternity, MCC of the High Plains in Amarillo, Texas, and Holly Cross MCC in Pensacola, Florida.

Don served three years on Active duty as an officer in the United States Navy, and then four years as an officer in the United States Naval Reserve. He attained permanent rank of Lieutenant. Don was a farmer in the Gruver, Texas area of the Texas panhandle from nineteen sixty-six until he retired in nineteen eighty-eight. In addition, he had various other business interests in Texas, New Mexico, California, and Florida.

Don was a true "Renaissance Man". He was a talented pianist, pilot, singer, and had a vast knowledge of business and finance. He had a special place in his heart for all animals. Don was kind, patient, generous, and fiercely loyal. He was loved by everyone who had the pleasure of knowing him. He was known for his quick wit, infectious smile, and dancing eyes. He will be so missed.

Don was a true believer and loved his church. He loved and took great pride in singing in the choir at the Holy Cross MCC. We have lost one of the most beautiful people to have ever walked this earth.

Don is survived by his life partner of twenty wonderful years Alan D. Williams of Pensacola Florida.

A Celebration of Life Service will be held at Holy Cross MCC Pensacola on Saturday, December 9, 2017 at 1:00 pm.

Inurnment will be Tuesday, December 5th, 2017 at 12:30pm, Barrancas National Cemetery, Pensacola, Florida.

In lieu of flowers please make donations to the Holy Cross MCC Pensacola.

Arrangements under the direction of National Cremation & Burial Society, Milton, FL.

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Published in Pensacola News Journal from Nov. 28 to Dec. 5, 2017
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