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William Thomas Walton

March 1, 1932 — January 21, 2020

William Thomas Walton

William Thomas Walton of Vernon Hill, VA passed away January 21, 2020.  He was born in Pittsylvania County on March 1, 1932 and was 87 years of age. He was the son of the late Wade Norman Walton and the late Helen Dunn Walton. He was married to the late Frances Davis Walton.


He was a member of Mt. Tabor and loved his Lord, his church and lived it to the fullest every day. He was also an avid hunter, fisherman and baseball fan, especially the Baltimore Orioles.   


William Thomas Walton is survived by:

One Son

Michael B. Walton and wife Carol of Keeling

Three Sisters

Dorothy W. Motley of Vernon Hill

Carolyn W. Simpson of Vernon Hill

Frances W. Hastings of Blairs

One Brother

Norman B. Walton of Vernon Hill

Host of Nieces and Nephews


A funeral service will be held Friday, January 24, 2020 at 2:00 P.M. at Powell Funeral Home Chapel with the Pastor Lee Harris and Rev. Carl Burger officiating. Burial to follow in Halifax Memorial Gardens.


The family will receive friends Friday, one hour prior to the service at Powell Funeral Home and other times at the home of Michael and Carol Walton.


The family wishes to thank the staff of Roman Eagle Nursing Home for their kindness shown to him while under their care.


For memorials please consider Mt. Tabor Baptist Church, 2141 Mt. Tabor Rd., Keeling, VA 24566.


Online condolences may be directed to


Arrangements are by: Powell Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 1603 Wilborn Ave., South Boston, VA 24592.

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Friday, January 24, 2020

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