Dalton Carr 1935 - 2008
Dalton Carr, a long-time Craig resident, died Tuesday, May 13, 2008, at the Sandrock Ridge Care and Rehabilitation Center following a lengthy illness. He was 73.
Dalton was born June 12, 1935 in Colorado Springs to Lloyd and Lola (Pankey) Carr. He was raised in Colorado Springs and Pueblo and graduated from high school in Colorado Springs.
After high school, Dalton attended Ozark Bible College in Joplin, Mo., and graduated from there in 1961. During his college time, he worked nights as a dispatcher for the local police department.
He married Anne Bayless on June 2, 1957, in Albuquerque, N.M., and to this union two children were born. They made their home in various communities in Kansas, Missouri, Washington, Colorado and New Mexico, where Dalton served in his minister role and also was associated with the police departments. He moved to Craig in January 1977 followed shortly thereafter by his family. While living in Craig, Dalton worked for the Craig Police Department and then the Moffat County Sheriff's Office.
Dalton enjoyed hunting, shooting, reading and writing, and published a book entitled, "Tales of a Bear Hunter."
Dalton is survived by his wife, Anne Carr, of Craig; daughter, Carolyn (Mark) Wade, of Craig; son, Keith (Jeri) Carr, of Craig; grandchildren, Ryan Otis, Shea Carr, Brandy, Scott and Rhiannon Miller and Reed Wade, and four great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Cremation has taken place and memorial services were Sunday, May 18, 2008, at The First Christian Church with Traber Cass officiating.