John Franklin Dilley


John Franklin Dilley, 84, of Marlinton, WV went to be with our Lord on August 28, 2021 at the Peyton Hospice House.

He was born June 7, 1937 at Mill Point, WV. He was the son of the late Boyd Uldrick Dilley and Mary Lucile Arbogast Dilley. John graduated from Hillsboro High School, served in the United States Air Force, was a proud veteran, and worked as a Parts Manager for many years.

He was preceded in death by his brothers, Lee, Robert, and David; his son, Craig A. Dilley; and great-grandson, Bryce Crace.

He is survived by son, John W. Dilley of Oxnard, CA; daughters, Pamela S Moore (Jackie) and Kimberly Sparks Ober (Roger) of Marlinton, WV; sister-in-law, Wilma Dilley of Dunmore, WV;

Grandchildren, La’Nay Dilley, Lee-Ann Hessler (Brandon), Lizza Dilley, Jonathan Moore, Jeremy Moore (Morgin), Melinda Moore (Chuck), Jackie Moore (Crystal), Jeffrey Moore, Sophia Dilley, Gretta Dilley, and Conlin Halterman;

Great-grandchildren, William Dilley, Kimberly Gutierrez, Jackson Hessler, Bracie Sheets, Dakota Sheets, Jeffrey Moore, Jr (Havyn), Joshua Moore (Brittany), Jerika Moore, Jerico Moore, Jason Moore, Lillie Moore, Blake Giese, and Stevee Crace;

One great-great-grandchild, Jacksen Moore;

Several special nieces and nephews; and “adopted daughter”, Patricia McComb.

John was affectionately known by many as “Mr. D”. He was a kind, caring, loving man, and we will miss him dearly.

Per his wishes, he will be cremated, and a Memorial Service will be held at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Veterans program of your choice.

Online condolences may be made at

Lantz Funeral Home in Buckeye is in charge of arrangements.


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