Thomas R. Walton

April 12, 1948 ‒ December 09, 2011

Sunbury, Ohio

Thomas R. Walton, age 63 of Sunbury, went to be with his Savior on Friday evening December 9, 2011 at St Ann’s Hospital in Westerville.

He was born on April 12, 1948 in Newark to the late Homer and Mary (Deck) Walton. He had lived most of his life in the Sunbury area and was a 1966 graduate of Big Walnut High School. A US Army Veteran he was a Calvary Scout/Drill Sergeant serving in the Army for almost 20 years. Most recently he had worked on the grounds crew at Ohio Wesleyan University.

Thomas enjoyed reading and playing with his canine companion, Sam a black lab. Time spent with his daughter playing board games or visiting Fort Knox and Mammoth Caves was special to him.

He is survived by his daughter: Sara (Dale Fisher) Walton of Gahanna, granddaughter: Mikayla Searl of Gahanna; sister Cynthia Walton of Spencer, WV.

Memorial services will be held Wednesday 7 p.m. at the DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, SR 3 at 61, Sunbury and friends may call one hour prior.

Memorial contributions can be made to: National Kidney Foundation, 1373 Grandview Avenue, Suite 200, Columbus, Ohio 43213-2804,

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