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Tolbert "Toby" Marion Dalton, III

April 23, 1944 ~ February 9, 2024 (age 79) 79 Years Old

Tolbert "Toby" Dalton, III Obituary

     Tolbert Marion “Toby” Dalton III, of the Great Waters community in Eatonton, GA, died Friday, February 9, 2024, at Putnam General Hospital at the age of 79. Toby was born in Dallas, TX on April 23, 1944, to the late Tolbert Marion Dalton, Jr. and Margaret Lorene Dalton. He graduated from the University of Texas where he received his law degree. He had a successful career with Texas Instruments, Inc. as their Director of Corporate Operations, retiring in 1999. Soon after retirement, he and Bonnie moved to Greene County.  On June 9, 2011 he married Lisa Shafer, his wife of 12 years. He was chairman of the Board for the First Call Pregnancy Center, Gallery Guard at the Masters for 11 years, and coordinator for Jim Reynolds Golf Camp.  He was a golf-obsessed man with a big heart for others. He loved to redo golf clubs. Toby’s grandchildren meant so much to him and he enjoyed being around them. Toby was a member of Grace Fellowship.
    In addition to his wife, Lisa Dalton, he is survived by his three children from his first wife, Diann Bennett: Julianne Keil (Phil), John Dalton (Tanya), and Audrey Sequenzia (Sam). He is also survived by his children, Alan Knight, Amy Doherty (Dan) and Chris Eddy (Lindsey); 12 grandchildren: Emily Tomczyk, D.J. Tomczyk, Jack Dalton, Kay Dalton, Judson Sequenzia, Celia Rose Sequenzia, Hannah Doherty, Andrew Doherty, Emma Doherty, Kinsey Knight (Jay Sousa),  Mac Knight and Bryson Sisk; 1 great grandchild, Davi Knight; brother, Dewey Dalton (Jessica); other relatives and numerous friends. He was predeceased by his previous wife, Bonnie Dalton in  2010.
    A Memorial Service to celebrate his life will be held Sunday, February 18, 2024 at 3:00 p.m. at Grace Fellowship with Dr. Jimmy Long officiating.  The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at Grace Fellowship. Donations in memory of Toby can be made to the First Call Pregnancy Center, 1531 West Broad Street, Greensboro, GA 30642, Atlas Ministry, Inc., 1560 South Main Street, Greensboro, GA 30642 or Grace Fellowship, 1971 S. Main Street, Greensboro, GA 30642. McCommons Funeral Home, 109 W. Broad St., Greensboro, GA (706) 453-2626 is in charge of arrangements. Visit us at www.mccommonsfuneralhome.com to sign the online guest register.

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Visitation
Sunday
February 18, 2024

2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Grace Fellowship
1971 S. Main Street
Greensboro, GA 30642

Memorial Service
Sunday
February 18, 2024

3:00 PM
Grace Fellowship
1971 S. Main Street
Greensboro, GA 30642

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