Roger Dalton

Mon, 01/13/2020 - 11:00am

Roger Dalton, 86, of Phippsburg, Maine passed away at Mid Coast Hospital, Brunswick Jan. 9, 2020.

Roger was born Aug. 27, 1933 in Wiscasset, Maine to Joseph and Edith Jones Dalton of Wiscasset.

After graduating from high school, he was drafted into the U.S. Army in 1953 and honorably discharged in 1955.

He attended barber school and cut hair for 25 years. He also worked as a diet aid and head cook at a nursing home for 20 years. He retired to spend time with his family.

He enjoyed playing the drums and was in a lot of bands throughout his life. He loved when people stopped by. He would always make them sit and eat. He loved country music and tapped along like he was playing the drums.

Roger was predeceased by his parents, his first wife, Louise Douglas Dalton, a sister, Arlene Dalton Foye, and three brothers, Wayne, Richard and Arthur Dalton.

He is survived by his wife, Marsha Wyman Dalton; eight children, Roger Dalton and his wife Sharon Inman Dalton, Darlene Dalton, Darrell Dalton and his wife Amber Dalton, Bryan Dalton and his fiancee Debbie Smith, Roland Wallace and his wife Jackie Wallace, Charlene Dalton Houle and her husband David Houle, Erick Dalton, Heidi Dalton Wright and her husband Brian Wright; eight grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and many nieces, nephews and cousins.

There will be a celebration of life at the Sportsman Club, 272 Main Road, Phippsburg, Maine on Jan. 25 at 1 p.m.