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Emmett Neal Dalton

1930 – 2017

Neal Dalton, 86, of Bandera, passed away on Friday, Jan. 6 in Boerne.
He was born in Murray, KY to Henry E. and Verna Dalton on November 4, 1930.
He Married Helen Carr on October 30, 1953 in San Antonio.
Neal graduated from Bandera High School, class of 1949 and was voted Senior Class Favorite. He was a teacher with the North East Independant School Dist. in San Antonio, for 30 years and went on to be the Valentine King at the nursing home.
He is preceded in death by his wife of 53 years Helen Dalton who passed in 2012.
Neal is survived by his daughters, Elizabeth Dalton and Camille Fusselman and her husband, Bob; grandchildren, Kathleen, Marianne, Laura and Frank; great grandchildren, Bryson and Leo.
A Memorial Rosary will be held at 5 pm, Tuesday, Jan. 17, at Grimes Funeral Chapels of Bandera and will be followed by a visitation.
A Memorial Mass will be held at 10:30 am, Wednesday, Jan. 18, at the Assumption Chapel, St. Mary's University in San Antonio.
Interment will follow at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery with Military Honors for family members and those who wish to attend.
In lieu of flowers, the family would like to have people send donations to the Bandera County Retired Teachers Assoc., 1420 State Highway 173 South, Bandera, 78003. For more information call 830-589-2384.
The family invites you to send condolences at by selecting the "Send Condolences" link.
Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Grimes Funeral Chapels of Bandera.