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Charles E. Dorton

Charles Emmett Dorton, 87, Elizabeth, died Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2017, at Baptist Health Floyd in New Albany.
Born Nov. 24, 1929, in Louisville, he was the son of the late Charles Franklin and Jennie Bell Dorton.
He retired from AM General in Indianapolis.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Harold Dorton Sr., and a sister, Ella Eckart.
Survivors include a sister, Melvina Smith of Indianapolis, and several nieces and nephews.
Visitation: Saturday, Jan. 7, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Gehlbach & Royse Funeral Home in Corydon.
Funeral: Saturday, Jan. 7, at 3 p.m. at Depauw United Methodist Church in Elizabeth with burial in the church cemetery.
Officiants: Dr. Mark Eckart and Pastor Catherine Turcotte.
Pallbearers: Keith Eckart, John Eckart, David Smith, Wayne Dorton, Jonathan Dorton and Kody Hayes.
The family suggests memorial gifts to the Depauw United Methodist Church Cemetery.