Charles E. Dalby
BENTON -- Charles E. Dalby, 85, of Benton, died Thursday, June 20,
He was born on December 30, 1916, in Jefferson County, Elk Prairie
Township, the son of Richard T. and Malissa J. (Harmon) Dalby. On July
17, 1937, in Jefferson County, he married Bertha F. (Williams), who
survives. Mr. Dalby was a retired farmer and was well-known for raising
registered Black Angus cattle and was a lifetime member of the Black Angus
Association. He was a member of the Williams Chapel Church in Ewing.
Mr. Dalby is survived by his wife, Bertha F. Dalby of Benton; children,
Donald E. Dalby and wife Ola of Benton, Mary E. Zinzilieta and Husband
William of Mount Vernon, David K. Dalby and wife Becca of Taylors,
S.C.,; eight grandchildren, Benjamin E. Dalby and wife Mary Beth of Benton,
Sarah Jane Doty and husband Charles of Tamms, Elizabeth A. Dalby of
Benton, Paul T. Zinzilieta and wife Marla of Mount Vernon, Ryan T. Dalby
and wife Susan of Williamston, S.C., Eric B. Dalby of Greenville, S.C.;
six great grandchildren, Malory, Olivia, Ryan, Benjamin, Daniel and
McKenzie; one sister, Jo Dalby of Benton.
He was preceded in death by his parents, six brothers and three sisters.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 22, at the Williams
Chapel Church in Ewing, with Rev. Charles McCormick and Rev. Robert Walker
officiating. Burial will be in the Elder S.M. Williams Cemetery in Ewing.
Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday to the Morton and Johnson Funeral Home
in Benton and after 10 a.m. on Saturday until the funeral hour at the church. In
lieu of flowers, memorials in Mr. Dalby's memory may be made to the
Williams Chapel Church or to Hospice of Southern Illinois, Inc. They will
be accepted at the funeral home at any time, or at the church on
Submitted by: Robert W. Loman