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“Dear Lord. I didn't know Dalton had passed and its been over a year ago. I only reconnected with him in the last several years. He was my roommate...Read More »
1 of 15 | Posted by: Ed Roberts - Fishers, IN

“I met Dalton on a woodworker's forum and received a lot of good advice by reading his posts. He was a generous, knowledgeable, and always helpful...Read More »
2 of 15 | Posted by: Bob Huchins - Temple, TX

“I too am one of those woodworkers that got allot of information via the internet about the hobby from Dalton. He was never too busy to answer a...Read More »
3 of 15 | Posted by: Glen Franchuk - Friend

“I am really heart broken of this news. Dalton was truly my best freind and I will miss him forever. I wished I could have attended the funeral...but...Read More »
4 of 15 | Posted by: C. John Hebert - Amherst, ME

“Dalton was always free with his knowledge, very helpful and told it to you straight up. If you needed a helping hand or a kick in the pants, he never...Read More »
5 of 15 | Posted by: Stuart Ablett

“Dalton touched a lot of lives of woodworkers on the internet, myself included. He will be greatly missed by many. May the good Lord be with you all...Read More »
6 of 15 | Posted by: Don Jungwirth - Rochester, MN

“I never met Dalton in person but was a friend on an internet forum where we exchanged ideas on woodworking and cabinetmaking. Dalton and I became...Read More »
7 of 15 | Posted by: Jim Hager - Springdale, AR

“What a great guy! He did lots of beatiful cabinet work in my house. Always had a great sense of humor and work ethic. So sorry I was out of state and...Read More »
8 of 15 | Posted by: susan mire - New Iberia, LA

“I'm sorry fo your lost, may god belss you all. You & your family will b ein my thoughts & prayers Sharon Champagne ”
9 of 15 | Posted by: Sharon - Centerville, LA - Friend

“Dalton, Me and Sallys heart-felt prayers for you. God bless you and yours, we will love you forever. ”
10 of 15 | Posted by: AL and SALLY TRAUTMAN - LYDIA, LA

“Dorlissa, I am so sorry for the lost of your dad, I know you were very close to him. I wanted to let you know that I work for the Veteran's...Read More »
11 of 15 | Posted by: Lisa Dantin - Charenton, LA

“Our thoughts and prayers are with the Theriot family. ”
12 of 15 | Posted by: Lisa Freyou

“Raye Were So sorry For Your Loss our Hearts are with you and Lewis and all your families Love Dan and Sharon Beffa ”
13 of 15 | Posted by: Daniel and Sharon Beffa - Lee, FL

“One of my memories of Dalton is of a time I stopped by to visit, only to find that he had just cut his thumb (or was it a finger?) wide open on one...Read More »
14 of 15 | Posted by: Rev. Larry L. Long - Midland, TX

“Raye & Gay: My greatest memory of Dalton, was when we decided to skip school and headed to Lafayette. Dalton was our driver that day. We almost...Read More »
15 of 15 | Posted by: Linda Trautman Geoffray - Baldwin, LA

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Funeral services will be held Wednesday, January 9, 2013, at 2:00 PM at Calvary Bible Church in Centerville for Mr. Dalton Lee Theriot, 66, a native of Centerville and resident of New Iberia for the past 16 years, who passed away Sunday, January 6, 2013, at 2:30 PM at his home. Burial will follow in the Presbyterian Cemetery in Centerville. Rev. Curtis Pace will officiate the services.

Mr. Dalton was a veteran of the United States Air Force having served during the Vietnam War.

Survivors include his wife of 39 years, Joyce Heath Theriot of New Iberia; one daughter, Dorlisa Theriot Gaddy and her husband Seth of Charenton; one grandson, Mason Lee Gaddy of Charenton; three brothers, Roy Theriot and his wife Fern of Kingwood, TX, Barney G. Theriot, Jr. and his wife Charlene of Erath, and Rodney Theriot of New Iberia; three sisters, Raye Dumesnil and her husband Louis of Bayou Sale, Gay Theriot of New Iberia, and Faith Pesson and her husband Lonnie of New Iberia; one brother-in-law, Jack D. Woolbright of Garden City; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Barney G. Theriot, Sr. and Hazel Ashley Theriot; three sisters, Ethel T. Hohnstein, Barbara T. Woolbright, and Janice T. Sherman; two brothers-in-law, John Hohnstein and Robert J. Sherman; and numerous nieces and nephews.

A gathering of family and friends will be held Wednesday at Calvary Bible Church from 10:00 AM until time of service at 2:00 PM.

Serving as pallbearers will be Michael Hohnstein, Louis Dumesnil, Eddie Case, Chester Ashley, Enos Ashley, and George Meyers.

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