George Elton Walton, age 79, beloved husband for 56 years to Audrey (Andrien) Walton, of Elverson, PA passed on Friday evening in the Abington Memorial Hospital.
Mr. Walton was born in Chester Springs, son to the late Curtis and Mary (Miller) Walton.
He was predeceased by his only brother, Jack.
He resided most of his life in Elverson.
He owned and operated G. Elton Walton and Sons Painting for many years until his retirement. Elton was fond of woodworking, especially restoring antique furniture. He enjoyed spending his time making crafts for his family and giving them as Christmas gifts. Elton loved his family and spending time with each one.
In addition to his wife, Audrey, Elton is survived by his four children, seven grandchildren, and three great grandchildren. Curt Walton wife Krista of Spring City, their children Karie and James Kendal wife Jasna and daughter Natalija; Craig Walton wife Shirley of Elverson, their children Luke wife Jenney and son due in November and Cory wife Jessie, son Eli; Keith Walton wife Missy of Elverson, their children Brandon wife Rachel and Justin wife Hannah; Joyce (Walton) Dawson husband Tim of Pottstown, and their son Cole. He was truly loved by his family and will be greatly missed.
A memorial service will be held at 5:30 pm Wednesday, October 18 in Shalkop Grace & Strunk Funeral Home, 135 Bridge and Church Streets, Spring City, with Jeb Bland officiating. Visitation will be from 4:00 to 5:30 pm in the funeral home. Burial will be held privately.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to The Wounded Warriors Project.