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Lake View Funeral Home & Lake View Memorial Gardens

5000 North Illinois Street, Fairview Heights, IL

OBITUARY

Dalton Junior Box

March 20, 1932December 4, 2019
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HIGHLAND- Dalton Junior Box, 87, of Highland, IL, passed away on Wednesday, December 4, 2019 at his residence.

He was born March 20, 1932 in Tennessee to Taylor Noble and Annie (Matlock) Box. He married Ruby Whittington on November 2, 1951 in Piggott, AR. She survives and resides in Highland.

Also surviving are his children, Rick (Linda) Box of Highland, Terry (Lori) Box of Highland, Gary (Patti) Box of Collinsville, and Gwen (Allen) Keller of Highland; ten grandchildren, and seventeen great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Taylor Noble and Annie (Matlock) Box; siblings, Billy Box, Ernie Box, Bonnie Lalk and Bernice Huffman.

Memorial donations may be made to Covenant Worship Center of Fairview Heights, IL. Additional condolences may be sent to the family at www.lakeviewfuneralhm.com.

Dalton worked as a trucker with East St. Louis Local Teamsters for 35 years. In his younger years, Dalton enjoyed hunting alongside his sons. He was an avid St. Louis Cardinals fan. Above all else, Dalton cherished the time he was able to spend with his family. He will be dearly missed by all who knew and loved him.

VISITATION: A visitation for Dalton will be held on Saturday, December 7, 2019 from 9:00 A.M.- 11:00 A.M. at Lake View Funeral Home, Fairview Heights, IL.

SERVICE: A funeral service will be held immediately following the visitation, at 11:00 A.M. at the funeral home. Interment will follow at Lake View Memorial Gardens, Fairview Heights, IL..

Services

  • Visitation Saturday, December 7, 2019
  • Funeral Service Saturday, December 7, 2019

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Nikole Robinson

December 5, 2019

Dalton was a wonderful loving man and we will miss him always.

The Robinson Family

Mark Cunningham

December 4, 2019

Big D was the best , always smiling and always in a good mood . I along with so many will miss him dearly. He was by far my favorite dad of any of my friends my best goes to ruby and the rest of the family

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