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W. Cotton



April 16, 2010

Dewey W. Cotton Hylton, 92, of 4000 Johnson Creek Road, died, Friday, April 16, 2010 at his residence. He was born in Floyd County, a son of the late Harry and Essie Chloe Weeks Hylton. Cotton retired as a mechanic from the former Hercules Inc. and was also an employee of the former Industial Rayon. He was a member of Trinity Baptist Church. He enjoyed many years of Square Dancing, loved to hunt and fish and also loved to water ski and playing cards. In addition to his paretns, he was preceded in deathby his wife, Eleanor Eggleston Hylton in 1977; a son, Dewey Hylton, Jr. in 2009 a daughter in law, Lynn Hylton 2008 ;a brother, Weir Hylton; a sister, Virginia Barland and a nephew, John Vest. Surving are two son, Charles Hylton and Darius Hylton and his wife, Carolyn, all of Covington; four daughter, Linda Snead and her husband Steve of Roanoke; Peggy walton of Covington; Betty Atkins and her husband Barry of Covington and Ruth Ruth Johnson and her husband, Scott of Salem; special freind, Doris Nicely of Clifton Forge; 10 grandchildren; 12 great grandchildren.
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