Dan Gwaltney Delk

Published 8:16 pm Wednesday, February 23, 2011

February 23, 2011

Dan Gwaltney Delk, 80 years old, of Bethlehem Court, passed away Feb. 23, 2011. He was born in Smithfield, Va., the son of the late Alfred M. Delk and Gladys G. Delk Seward. Dan was a U.S. Army veteran, having served during the Korean War. After returning home, he began farming. He later went on to retire after 37 years from American General as an insurance agent.

Dan is survived by his wife of 57 years, Marie Scott Delk; daughter, Julie Renea Delk; son and daughter-in-law, Ricky and Christine Delk, all of Suffolk; grandchildren, Christopher and Noah Delk; sister, Nancy Delk Hall, of Surry, Va.

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A funeral service will be held Saturday, Feb. 26, 2011 at 11 a.m. at Parr Funeral Home & Crematory, 3515 Robs Drive, Suffolk, Va., with the Rev. Tommy Reynolds officiating. Burial will follow in Mill Swamp Baptist Church Cemetery. Friends may join the family Friday night from 7 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home and other times at the residence. Memorial donations may be made to The American Heart Association at P.O. Box 5216, Glen Allen, VA 23058. Condolences may be registered online at www.parrfuneralhome.com.