Dayton Neil Schonfeld, 79, of Shelbyville

Dayton Neil Schonfeld, 79, of Shelbyville, passed away Tuesday, June 20, 2023 at his residence.

He was born January 22, 1944 in Columbus, IN. to John William Schonfeld and Zelma Marie (Shirley) Schonfeld.

Dayton was a Deputy Sheriff for Shelby Co. Sheriff Department for 25 yrs before retiring in 1995.

He enjoyed dancing, and riding his motorcycle.

Dayton is survived by his sons, Rick Schonfeld (wife, Pam), Scott Schonfeld (wife, Paula); 14 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; sister Lovena Dayton, and his companion dog, Jax.

He was preceded in death by his parents, daughter, Chrystal Rose and sister, Florence Cave.

Visitation will be Tuesday June 27, 2023 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Murphy-Parks Funeral Service, 703 S. Harrison Street, Shelbyville, IN 46176.

Graveside services will follow at 1 p.m. where he will be laid to rest at Whispering Hope Memorial Gardens in the First Responders Garden Section with Rev. Mike Crockett officiating.

Funeral Directors, Greg Parks, Sheila Parks, Stuart Parks, and Darin Schutt are honored to serve Dayton’s family.

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