UTICA — A funeral service for Stanley S. Walton Jr., 70, of Utica, will be held Thursday, Aug. 4, at 11 a.m. at Northside Church of Christ, 4427 Marion Road, Newark, with Bruce Hissong officiating. Burial will follow in Bell Cemetery.
Stanley died July 31, 2011, at Selma Markowitz Center/LMH, Newark. He was born April 15, 1941, in Howard to the late Stanley S. and Bessie (Mason) Walton, Sr. Stanley was a Korean War Army veteran and a heavy equipment operator, Local 18.
He is survived by his sons and daughter-in-law, Sterling Walton of Glen Burnie, Md., Michael Walton of Millington, Md., and Bruce and Kim Copeland of Abilene, Texas; daughters and sons-in-law, Tina and Richard Galli of Palm Bay, Fla., Sandy Holmes of Pompano Beach, Fla., and Janiece and Clarence Conley of Utica; brothers and sisters-in-law, Bradford Walton of Mount Vernon, Gerald and Jeanie Walton of Newark, Selden and Dottie Walton of Utica, David and Joann Walton of Granville, and Richard and Patty Walton of Newark; sisters and brothers-in-law, Donna Jean Neale of Newark, Carolyn Higgins of Mount Vernon, Nancy and Dave Lacey of Johnstown, Betty and Len McGirr of Zanesville, and Susie and Ken Granger of Eighty Four, Pa.; grandchildren, Stephanie, Michael, Eduardo, Edna, Ashley, Shelby, Logan, Tiffany, Meghan, Cory, Crystal G., Jill, Crystal and Mindy; and one great-grandchild, Anna.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Lynda L. (Levingston) Walton, who passed away March 1, 2003; and grandson, J.J. from Abilene, Texas.
Friends may call Wednesday, Aug. 3, from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. at Law-Baker Funeral Home, 34 N. Main St., Utica.
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