William Dalton Pelt

October 27, 1941 - April 18, 2016


William Dalton Pelt, 74, of Rosepine, LA, passed from this life on Monday, April 18, 2016 at his home.  William was a graduate of Northwestern State University and served in the U.S. Navy.   He loved his family and had a soft spot in his heart for the elderly and made regular visits to Rosepine Nursing Home.  He loved his litter of maltese puppies and he loved his cattle and horses.  William was a building contractor for many years and owner of The Oaks restaurant.


Those left to cherish his memory are siblings, Billy Ray Pelt and wife Velma of Orange, TX, Rosemary Pelt Braun of Beaumont, TX, Charleston Pelt and wife Dodie of Rosepine, LA, Charlene Pelt O’Banion and husband Robert of Parma, OH, Gayle Pelt Wentzel and husband Homer of DeRidder, LA, James Douglas Pelt of Panama City Beach, FL, Barbara Lee Pelt Cooley and husband Dennis of Rosepine, LA, and Geraldine Pelt Governale and husband Sam Michael of Grandberry, TX.


Visitation will be held Wednesday, April 20, 2016 from 5:00pm until 9:00pm at Myers-Colonial Funeral Home in DeRidder, LA.  Funeral service will be Thursday, April 21, 2016 at 1:00pm at Myers-Colonial Funeral Home.  Burial will follow at Rosepine Cemetery in Rosepine, LA.

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