Dalton Eric Spann, 46, of Ada, died July 1, 2017, at Mercy Hospital Ada. He was born July 13, 1970, in Spokane, Washington. He married Lori Lacy Sept. 15, 1996, in Danville, California. He attended Washington State University. Dalton moved to the Ada area in 2002. In 2006, he graduated with a degree in business administration from East Central University.
Dalton was a lover of his God, his family, people and life itself. He loved to laugh and brought joy to those around him through his incredible sense of humor. He lived by a standard of excellence in everything that he did. Dalton had a passion for music and was an avid drummer. He taught many students to play drums through Ada Music Center. He was a member of The Refuge Church, where he used his drumming to usher people into the presence of Jesus. He was a journeyman electrician. Dalton was employed by Mercy Hospital Ada.
Dalton is survived by his wife, Lori of the home; two sons, Connor and Jackson; and one daughter, Lacy of the home. He also leaves his sister, Stacy, and her husband, Ken Paulson of Maryland; his brother, David Spann of Washington, his sister, Lisa and her husband, Oscar Corona, of California; his sister, Shelly Burns of Washington; four nieces; and two nephews.
He is also survived by 15 nieces and nephews who lovingly adopted him as Uncle Dalton.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Dalton Derwood and Frances Elise Rinehardt Spann.
A celebration of his life will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at The Refuge, 1001 Tipton Terrace in Ada. Denny Truett will officiate.
Published on  July 3, 2017