The  Shelbyville  News
May 31, 2007
Dr. Wilson L. Dalton, 85, died Saturday, May 19, 2007, at Franklin United Methodist Community in Franklin.
Born Sept. 13, 1921, in Bloomington, s/o  Melvin and Nellie "Geraldine" (Parrott) Dalton.
Married  Betty Lou "Betsy" Crews on July 14, 1945; she survives in Franklin.
Survivors include sons,  Barton D. Dalton of Tacoma, Wash., and  Randall L. Dalton of Lexington, Ky.; daughter,  Judy I. Imel  of Shelbyville; grandchildren,  Bret Adkins,  B. D. Dalton,  Ben Dalton,  Katlyn Dalton, Alana Nedderman,  Bre Giove  and  Taylor Dalton; great-grandchildren  Kyrsten Lux  and  Max Dalton; and sister-in-law, Pat Burton of Franklin.
Preceded in death by his parents and one sister.
Owned and operated his own family practice for almost 50 years in Shelbyville. He also served as a health officer for Shelby County for 48 years.  Retired from the W. S. Major Hospital staff.
Graduated from Bloomington High School in June 1939 and received his bachelor of arts degree in 1942, master's degree in 1947 and medical degree in 1950, all from Indiana University.
Member of the Shelbyville Elks lodge and was a 32nd Degree Mason.  Member of Grace United Methodist Church in Franklin.
Founding member of Shelby County United Fund For You (SCUFFY), a vice president and founding board member of the Shelby County Industrial Development Corp.
U.S. Army veteran of World War II, serving in the European Theater as a B-24 combat pilot flying out of Italy.
Freeman Family Funeral Homes, Carmony-Ewing Broadway Chapel, 232 W. Broadway St., the Rev. John Eley officiating.
Contributions may be made to the Blue River Community Foundation, Suite 1, 54 W. Broadway, Shelbyville, IN 46176; or to Americare Hospice, 20 Circle Drive, Franklin, IN 46131.
Summarized by Phyllis Miller Fleming

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