WALTON, Milton Joseph "Papa" Sr., 80, of Mechanicsville, went home to be with the Lord January 18, 2013. He was preceded in death by his brother, William Walton; and a sister, Irene "Woodsie" Bottoms. Milton is survived by his loving wife, Anne Walton; children, Diane L. Porter and Milton "Joey" Walton Jr.; grandchildren, Hollie Porter, Edward "Dusty" Porter III and Heather Porter; great-grandchildren, Austin Fisher and Michael Porter; and sister, Evelyn Lewis. Milton proudly served his country in the U.S. Navy on the USS Kennedy, and later owned and operated Walton's Texaco Station. He loved NASCAR and even owned a racecar as a young man. Funeral services will be held 10 a.m. Monday (today) at the Monaghan Funeral Home, 7300 Creighton Pkwy., Mechanicsville. Interment Hanover Memorial Park.
This obituary was originally published in the Richmond Times-Dispatch.