Hilton Dayton French Sr., age 75, of Lexington, Ala., passed away Wednesday, March 27, 2013, at his residence after an extended illness. Mr. French was a native of Lauderdale County, Ala., a United States Army Veteran of the Korean Conflict, a member of American Legion Post 146, a retired truck driver for Sharp Transport and of the Baptist faith. Memorial services will be held at 3 p.m. on Saturday, March 30, 2013, at Loretto Memorial Chapel. Jeff Crews, Robert Walton and Seth Crunk will be officiating.
Visitation will be from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, March 30, 2013, at Loretto Memorial Chapel.
wife, Carolyn French, Lexington, Ala.;
two sons, Horace Russell French and wife, Bettie, Moulton, Ala.,
Hilton Dayton French and wife, Brenda, Lexington, Ala.; one daughter, Shari Marla Crunk, Lexington, Ala.;
three sisters, Catherine Belew, Lexington, Ala.,
Jewell Beckman and husband, Henry, Loretto, Tenn.,
Emma Hean Nunley and husband, Hop, Greenhill, Ala.;
several nieces; and nephews
He was preceded in death by
parents, Oren Dayton and Katie Estelle Killen French;
grandmother, Addie French.
Loretto Memorial Chapel
is in charge of all arrangements.
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