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Richard Dalton Churchill

Richard Dalton Churchill, 88, died Sunday, Oct. 11, 2015, at his home in Oxford. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Waller Funeral Home with the Rev. Randy Hope officiating. Burial will follow in North Oxford Cemetery. Visitation will be prior to the service beginning at 1 p.m. at Waller Funeral Home, which is in charge of arrangements.

Born in Lafayette County, he was retired from Avent’s Dairy. Along with his father, he operated a small country store called “Churchill Grocery” and was a member of North Oxford Baptist Church. He will be remembered as a kind and gentle soul, never having anything bad to say and always reminded others to live one day at a time and to be happy.

Survivors include two sisters, Martha Churchill Starnes and Dorothy Ann Holland and two brothers, Wayne and Robert Churchill, all of Oxford.

Memorial may be made to the American Cancer Society, 1800 West Main St., Tupelo, MS 38801.

For additional information or to sign an online guestbook, visit www.wallerfuneralhome.com or call 662-234-7971.