Donald G. Dunton, (Dexter to his friends), 55, a resident of Jaffrey, died October 1, 2021 in his home after a brief illness.
He was born on June 26, 1966, in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, the son of Norma L. Dunton (Dunchus). Donald was predeceased in death by his father, Donald G. Baker and his infant daughter Kimberly Dunton. Along with his mother, Donald is survived by his loving son Taylor Dunton of Milford; and his stepfather, Kenneth A. Dunton of Fitzwilliam; his five sisters Mercy King (Stephen) of Keene; Louise Landry (Joe Bettencourt) of Crystal River, FL; Paula Willis (Dan) of Keene; Cathy Devlin (Robert) of Fitzwilliam; April Joslyn of Jaffrey; and one brother Kenneth A. Dunton (Susan DeWolfe) of Salem NY. As well as several nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends who will miss him dearly.
Donald enjoyed spending time with family and friends; he loved making the people around him laugh with his quick-witted sense of humor. He had a love for deep-sea fishing, golfing, NASCAR, old western movies, wrestling, and the Patriots. He was known to gamble his luck with scratch tickets and trips to the casino with his sister Mercy. He attended Conant High School, after school he joined the Clyde Beatty Cole Brothers Circus so he could travel and see the country; he wintered in Florida and later moved back to NH. Donald worked for Coll’s Farm, DD Bean and Sons, NEBBS, and Teleflex Medical. He was a long-standing member of the Jaffrey American Legion. After Donald’s health started to decline, he was planning on moving back to Florida to enjoy the warm weather and sunshine.
There will be no calling hours or formal services.
A celebration of Donald's life will take place on Friday, October 15, 2021 from 2:00 PM to 5:30 PM in the Hall at the John Humiston American Legion Post 11, 20 Webster Street, Jaffrey, NH 03452.