Dalton Ray Gage, 66, passed away Jan. 24, 2014, in Lubbock after a fierce battle with cancer.
Dalton was born May 31, 1947, in Sweetwater to Clifton and Rilla Thompson Gage. He married Kitty Taylor on Aug. 24, 1967 in Loraine. He graduated from Sweetwater High School in 1965 and attended Texas Tech University.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Dalton is survived by his wife of 46 years, Kitty; his beloved daughter, Amber Easley and husband Evan; three granddaughters, Claire Yocum, Madeline and Lillie Easley; and one very special great-grandson, Jayden Yocum, all of Lubbock; brother, Jerry Gage and wife Shirlene of Abilene; brother-in-law, David Taylor and wife Darla of Denton; two nieces; and several great-nieces and nephews.
Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014, at Loraine Cemetery with Reverend Brian Brownlow officiating, directed by McCoy Funeral Home of Sweetwater.
The family will receive friends Saturday evening, Jan. 25, from 5-7 p.m. at McCoy Funeral Home, 401 East Third St., Sweetwater, Texas 79556.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.mccoyfh.com .