Robert E. Walton
Robert E. Walton, 77, Ottawa, Ill., died Tuesday, April 1, 2014, at Loyola University Medical Center.
Born Jan. 18, 1937, at Milltown, he was the son of the late Albert and Emma Walton.
He was a former barber and State Farm insurance agent, retired in 2007 after a career in the auto industry, attended Ottawa First Church and was involved in many civic organizations.
Survivors include his wife of 55 years, the former Sue Saddler; two daughters, Robin Malpass of Chicago and Roxanne Malley of Batavia, Ill.; two sons, Dr. Robert E. Walton II of Little Rock, Ark., and Scott Walton of Chicago; and six grandchildren.
Visitation: Saturday, April 5, from 1 to 2:30 p.m. at Mueller Funeral Home in Ottawa.
Memorial service: Saturday, April 5, at 2:30 p.m. at the funeral home.
Officiant: The Rev. Gavin Raath.
The family suggests memorial gifts to Ottawa First Church of the Nazarene ‘Feed His Children’ program.