Delmont Gerald Light: Obituary


Delmont Gerald Light

04/18/1933 – 06/15/2019

Delmont Gerald Light, age 86, of Marble, NC passed away Saturday, June 15, 2019 at his residence.

He was the son of the late Earl Sylvestor Light and Hattie Mae Hartung Light. Delmont was an active member of St. Williams Catholic Church for many years. He was a past Eucharistic Minister and an Usher. Delmont was also a Board member Representative for Desoto Square. He was a loving husband and father. Delmont was a US Army veteran.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by seven brothers and two sisters.

He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Rosemary Light; two sons, Jeffery Light of Edison, New Jersey and Donald Light of Pottsville, Arkansas; two daughters, Linda Light of Glen Gardner, New Jersey and Susan Foti of Bridgewater, New Jersey; one sister, June; seven grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be held at 11 am, Friday, June 28, 2019 at the St. Williams Catholic Church. Deacon Carl will officiate.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be sent in memory of Delmont Light to the St. Williams Catholic Church, 765 Andrews Road, Murphy, NC 28906.

Townson-Rose Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements.

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