Junius Langston Walton

Published 12:46 pm Thursday, September 18, 2014

SEPTEMBER 18 — Junius Langston Walton (Bear Catcher) passed away Monday, September 8, 2014 at the age of 73. He was born to the late Langston Walton and Louise Pride of Meherrin. He was a member of Forest Baptist Church.

Mr. Walton leaves to cherish his precious memories his mother, Louise Pride; five children, Patricia, Melvin (Deborah), Valerie (Edward), Lydia, and Marlene (Joseph); a sister, Rosa Fowlkes; an uncle, the Reverend Beverly Smith (Sherry); nephew, Geralous (Vivian); eight grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren and a host of relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Toni.

A funeral service was held Monday, September 15 at Forest Baptist Church, Meherrin, with the Rev. Otis Spellman, pastor, officiating. Interment was in the church cemetery.

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Wilson Funeral Home, Keysville, served the family.