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Dwaine David Dalton

March 17, 1959 ~ April 25, 2018 (age 59)
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Dwaine David Dalton, age 59, of Wilmington, passed away unexpectedly April 25, 2018 at his home. He was born March 17, 1959 in Wilmington, Ohio. Dwaine was a beloved son, brother, brother-in-law, uncle and friend. He is survived by his father and step-mother, Roger and Virginia Dalton of Wilmington; sisters, Donna Dalton, Sherry Shiveley, and Cindy (Jim) Gebhart; brother Kevin Kmett; two nieces; three nephews; and several great nieces and nephews. Dwaine was a lifelong resident of Wilmington where he lived on the family farm. He was a graduate of Wilmington High School with a certificate and specialty in meat butchering and processing from Laurel Oaks in 1977. Dwaine spent 3 years in the Army, stationed at Fort Hood as a member of the B Company, 15th Supply and 1st Calvary Unit from June 1978 to February 1981. He earned the Driver Badge and the Sharpshooter Badge while serving his country. He was a motor transport operator for long hauls throughout his time in the military, and was also chosen as support for the Horse Platoon. Dwaine worked in food service at Prairie View and also worked at Airborne Express. He was also employed by several local factories and was a dedicated employee with a great work ethic. Dwaine will be missed by his entire family and friends. His family will miss his infective laugh and political humor. He was known to many as “Maynard”. Dwaine was an avid reader and quite intelligent. He was a great cook and his holiday cooking and humor will be missed. Memorial services will be held 11:30 a.m. Saturday, May 26, 2018 at the Cuba Friends Church.  Doug Haag will officiate.  Friends may call from 11:00 a.m. until the time of service at 11:30 a.m. at the church.  The American Legion Post 49 Honor Guard will accord Military Honors privately at the family farm in Cuba.  The Brown Funeral Home, Wilmington is assisting the family. For more information, or to sign our on-line register, please visit or see our Facebook page, Brown Funeral Home.

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