Clifford Walton

Clifford R. Walton, 76, of Astoria died at 2:45 a.m. June 12, 2007, at Culbertson Memorial Hospital in Rushville.

He was born March 31, 1931, in Vermont, a son of Charles and Alberta Switzer Walton. He married Anna Mae Walton. He later married Betty I. Royer on July 19, 1981, in Astoria. She died March 29, 1995.

He also was preceded in death by one brother, John Robert.

Surviving are five sons, Michael of Peoria, Robert and Kevin, both of Macomb, Ray Gene, and Michael of North Carolina; three brothers, Eugene, Richard and Larry; and five sisters, Elenor Gilbert, Irene Groff, Joan Ward, Lola Trone and Barbara Davis.

He worked at Astoria Fibra-Steel Corporation.

He was a member of Astoria Christian Church.

Services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday at Shawgo Memorial Home with Gary Sheets officiating. Visitation will be held from 1-2 p.m. Thursday at the memorial home. Burial will be in Astoria Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to his church or Astoria Township Cemetery Association.

Published in the Astoria South Fulton Argus on 6/13/2007