Tahlequah Daily Press


February 11, 2014

Dalton John Buford

WAGONER — Services for Dalton John Buford, 82, will be at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 12, at Mallett Funeral Home Chapel in Wagoner, with the Rev. Phil Buford officiating.

A visitation will be held from 4-7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 11, at Mallett Funeral Home.

Dalton was born April 11, 1931 at his family home in Wagoner to his parents, William Blake and Walsie (Charbonneau) Buford. He passed away at his home in Hulbert on Thursday, Feb. 6.

He was united in marriage to Donna (Jones) Buford on Oct. 7, 1950. He had attended Victory School at Sunset Valley. Dalton was a carpenter and also had a passion for race horses and raising cattle.

Dalton was preceded in death by his wife of 63 years, Donna Buford; his parents; and his siblings, Lloyd Buford, Lena Johnson, J.B. Buford, Don Buford, Billy Buford, and Bob Buford.

He is survived by his three children, Tommy Buford and wife, Kathy, of Hulbert, Johnny Buford and wife, Janet, of Tahlequah, and LaDonna Knight and husband, Gary, also of Hulbert. Dalton is also survived by his grandchildren, Justin and Kendall Buford, Megan Buford, Brent Buford and Miranda, Cassy Knight, and Jace Buford; his great-grandchildren, Jasper Markus Buford and Allee June Buford;  two sisters, Doris Cantrell and husband, Donald, and Laverne Dumond all of Wagoner; as well as many other relatives, friends, and loved ones.

Pallbearers will be Robert Parker, Rusty Lamons, Hunter Cunningham, Wahoo Gifford, Tommy Eddings, and Rick Steeley. Interment will be in Pioneer Cemetery in Wagoner.

Mallett Funeral Home, (918) 485-2911, www. mallettfuneralhome.com.

Text Only

Do you believe marijuana should be legalized in Oklahoma?

Absolutely not.
No, but it should be decriminalized.
Yes, but only for medicinal purposes.
Yes, both for medicinal and recreational purposes.
     View Results
Tahlequah Daily Press Twitter
Follow us on twitter
AP Video
Raw: Israel Bombs Multiple Targets in Gaza Veteran Creates Job During High Unemployment Raw: Cargo Craft Undocks From Space Station Widow: Jury Sent Big Tobacco a $23B Message New Orleans Plans to Recycle Cigarette Butts UN Security Council Calls for MH 17 Crash Probe Obama Bestows Medal of Honor on NH Veteran Texas Sending National Guard Troops to Border Hopkins to Pay $190M After Pelvic Exams Taped Foxx Cites Washington 'Circus Mirror' NASA Ceremony Honors Moon Walker Neil Armstrong Obama Voices Concern About Casualties in Mideast Diplomacy Intensifies Amid Mounting Gaza Toll AP Exclusive: American Beaten in Israel Speaks Obama Protects Gay, Transgender Workers Raw: Gaza Rescuers Search Rubble for Survivors Raw: International Team Inspects MH17 Bodies Raw: 25 Family Members Killed in Gaza Airstrike US Teen Beaten in Mideast Talks About Ordeal 'Weird Al' Is Wowed by Album's Success