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Thomas E. "Ted" Dayton
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Obituary for Thomas E. "Ted" Dayton

Thomas E. “Ted” Dayton, 67, of Strasburg died peacefully at his home on Sunday, February 18, 2018.

Born September 27, 1950 in Dover, he was a son of the late Clyde and Gladys Heid Dayton. Ted was also preceded in death by his daughter, Rebecca Mitchell; sister, Joan Breniser and brother, Richard Dayton.

Ted was a long-time employee of the former Teter’s IGA, and had also worked at Wayne-Dalton in Mt. Hope and the Tuscarawas County Sherriff’s Department. He was a member of St. John United Church of Christ in Strasburg, and enjoyed camping, woodcarving, woodworking and remodeling houses. Ted loved spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren.

A wonderful and loving husband, father and grandfather, Ted will be sadly missed by his wife of 44 years, Shari J. Pulley Dayton whom he married on August 25, 1973; daughter, Mandy (Charles) Porter of Strasburg; grandchildren, Chastian, Richard, CG, Tessa, Vidalia and Wyema; great-grandchildren, Landon, Easton and Ellie.

Funeral services will be held on Friday, February 23 at 2:00 pm in the Toland-Herzig Funeral Home and Crematory at Dover with Pastor Jason Rissler officiating. Friends may call at the funeral home on Thursday from 5-7 pm. Those wishing to express their fondest memories of Ted may do so by visiting the online obituaries link on the funeral homes website.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. John United Church of Christ, Strasburg.

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Toland-Herzig Funeral Home

803 N. Wooster Ave.
Dover, OH 44622





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Toland-Herzig Funeral Home

803 N. Wooster Ave.
Dover, OH 44622


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