Catoya Dawn Dalton


Catoya Dawn Dalton was born on October 8, 1978, in Beckley, WV. She is preceded in death by her father John D. Dalton and mother Margaret Dalton of Beechwood, WV.
Catoya graduated from Marshall University and previously worked at TriState Eye Center in Huntington, WV. Catoya loved music, making jewelry, and being a bright light to all that knew her.
She is survived by her brothers Zachery Dalton and Isaac Bradley, niece Dakotah Dalton, nephew Tobias Dalton, Uncle and Aunt Delbert and Barbara Dalton, great Uncle and Aunt James and June Mcclelland and a host of cousins and friends.
A special thanks to friends Melinda Cooper and Kenya Smith for treating Catoya like a sister. A memorial service will be held on Monday, July 22, 2019, from 6:00pm to 8:00pm at the Knights of Columbus Hall located at 201 Raleigh Ave, Beckley, WV 25801.
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Heather Fannin
Jul 31, 2019
So sad to hear of your passing. I know I didnt know you long but you was always so nice to me and little Princeton. Rest in peace sweetie.. till I see you again 💞 Prayers for your family..
David Grubb
Jul 24, 2019
rest in peace
Cathy Copeland
Jul 24, 2019
The world is a darker place without your bright personality. I will miss you and your laugh girl! Rest in peace my friend. Love you always ❤️
Amie Campbell
Jul 22, 2019
Simply Elegant Spathiphyllum was purchased for the family of Catoya Dawn Dalton by Amie Campbell.  Send flowers
Christopher Enix
Jul 21, 2019
My condolences Catoya's family. She was a beacon in the dark and her light will be missed--hers was a presence whose light inspired so many more to shine their brightest.
Cynthia Price Canada
Jul 21, 2019
I’m so sorry your gone. I am glad that I get to know you the years we went to school. Another Angel has her wings. RIP Praying for the family
Sharon “AnnieBailey” Park
Jul 21, 2019
Growing up, Catoya was one of my dearest friends at MES. We rode the bus together and shared a love of Jem dolls and even snuck them in our backpacks to school once. Lol, one of my favorite memories. Over time we drifted apart but I always looked at her as always still being my friend. It broke my heart hearing of her passing. Too young and way to soon. Prayers for her family.
Kelli Snyder
Jul 21, 2019
My heart and soul are with your family today and all days. You were a wonderful delight to be around, and had this spirit that I didn't think could ever leave. The world got darker and the wind got knocked out of us the day you past. I hope that with every fiber of my being that someone will see all this love the world had for you and make the decision to save help save themselves. You were a good friend and I will miss you.
Edmund M. Taft
Jul 21, 2019
I'm shocked to hear of Catoya's passing. She was always full of life and smiling. My profound condolences to her family.
Sandy Fortner
Jul 21, 2019
May you Rest In Peace you were such a wonderful person who left this world way to early. You will be truly missed . May God be with the family as the work through this hard time.
Denise Colegrove
Jul 21, 2019
My prayers for Catoya and her family. She was such a happy gal and always so kind and considerate to me and my husband. My daughter lived in the apartment under Catoya for several years. I pray that she is at peace now.
Robin Odle
Jul 21, 2019
I am so saddened to hear about your loss. Catoya was such a sweet girl. She always had a smile on her face. I will keep the family in my prayers.
Robert Blake
Jul 21, 2019
Full Of Love Bouquet was purchased for the family of Catoya Dawn Dalton by Robert Blake.  Send flowers
Audret Biggers
Jul 21, 2019
Sweet Tranquility Basket was purchased for the family of Catoya Dawn Dalton by Audret Biggers.  Send flowers
Alicia Adkins
Jul 21, 2019
I can't believe this. You were such a beautiful lady inside and out. I am thankful for the memories that I do have. I pray that you get justice for what has happened. I keep reading my yearbooks over and over. Doesn't seem real. I know you are in a better place now and I am sure you are catching up with the ones that have went before you from our class. Save me a spot in Heaven and I will see you again. You always had a glow that naturally followed you and I think you were an angel even here on Earth. I hope that you are at peace and I love you . Fly High beautiful. You will be missed..
Julian May
Jul 21, 2019
Written in the Stars was purchased for the family of Catoya Dawn Dalton by Julian May.  Send flowers
Patti and Doug boe
Jul 21, 2019
You are a sweet angel please watch over us and you will always be remembered by your beautiful smile and just your beauty inside and outside you will deeply missed