Charles Eugene Dayton


Charles Eugene Dayton, 78, passed into eternal rest alongside his loving family on September 25, 2017.

Visitation: Charles’ family will receive friends and family from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m., Wednesday, September 27, at Lake Shore Funeral Home, 5201 Steinbeck Bend Drive in Waco.

Graveside Service:  Thursday, September 28, at 2:00PM at Oakwood Cemetery, 2124 S. 5th St, in Waco.

Charles was born September 10th, 1939, in Longview, TX, to his parents, Charles Elmer and Bessie Ellen Martin Dayton. He graduated from Waco High School in 1957 and spent his professional life in the printing industry. He was an avid lover of crossword puzzles, playing dominos, riding motorcycles, and having a good time enjoying life. Charles didn’t leave any opinions to imagination, was never dull, and always had a special way of showing his love. He and his intense personality will be missed by all that knew him.

Charles was preceded in death by the love of his life and wife of 36 years, Adelia Jayne Lisenbe Dayton; parents; and brother, Jerry Dayton.

Survivors include his devoted daughters, Rebecca Stinnett and family of Waco, Barbara Lindemann and husband Mark of Temple; grandson, Jonathan Eugene Dayton and family of Plano; grandson, Dustin Deville and family of Dallas; granddaughter, Gabrielle Deville and family of Austin; 3 great-grandchildren; brother, Danny Dayton and family of West; and a host of other nieces, nephews and loving relatives.

Family requests in lieu of flowers that donations be made in memory of Charles to Fuzzy Friends Rescue, 6321 Airport Rd, Waco, Texas 76708.

Forgive often, love more!

Place of Service: Oakwood Cemetery , 2124 S.5th St.; Waco, TX 76706

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  1. Prayers that your wonderful memories bring you peace during this difficult time.

  2. So sorry fir your loss. He will be greatly missed by many. Love you guys

  3. My deepest condolences to the family of Charles Dayton. I am very sad to hear of his passing. I will always remember his outspoken, colorful personality. He always made my visits to the Dayton household, entertaining. My thoughts and prayers are with the Dayton family. He will always be “the gramps” to me.


  4. Ken& Pat crawford

    sorry to hear of the passing of Mr Dayton. May god be with all of you & help you thru this difficult time Ken& Pat Crawford

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