Carroll Leroy Walton, 87, Pierceton, passed away at 10:57 a.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2020, at Kosciusko Community Hospital in Warsaw. He was born on Sept. 25, 1932, in North Webster, to Wilbur Perry and Loah Mabel (Roberts) Walton.
He attended Milford High School, served in the National Guard, and was a lifetime Kosciusko County area resident. He was married on Feb. 9, 1956, in Goshen, to Thelma Irene Comstock who survives and was a self-employed carpenter for most of his life.
He was a member of the New Salem Church of the Brethren in Milford, American Legion Post 253 in North Webster, and enjoyed hunting, bowling, golfing, and bird watching.
He is survived by his wife; two daughters: Janet Arlene (Roger Bruce) Walton, Warsaw; Julie Anne (Bill) Green, South Whitley; son, James Allen (Gaye) Walton, Columbia City; seven grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, five sisters: Betty Smith, Waneta Prescott, Joan Hann, Erma Mast, and Wilma Everest, and brother: Clifford Walton.
Visitation will be from 5-7 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 31, at Owen Family Funeral Home, StR 13 and CR 500N, North Webster. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 1, in the funeral home with Pastor Brad Cox officiating. Burial will follow in the Milford Cemetery with military honors.
Preferred memorials may be given to the Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, Kansas 66675. To send condolences to the family in memory of Carroll Walton, please visit www.owenfamilyfuneralhome.com