Richard C. "Dick" Walton

Walton, Richard C. Dick of Chesterfield passed away on Tuesday June 24th at the age of 78. Devoted husband of 52 years to Annette Walton; loving father of Susan (Bil) Edwards, Ellen (Cliff) Carey and Charlie (Jen) Walton; dear Poppy of Rachel, Samantha, Tommy, Maggie and Molly; dear son of the late Charles and Helen Walton; dear brother of Virginia Walton and the late George Walton; dear brother in law, uncle, and friend to many. Dick was a retired Captain in the US Coast Guard having served our country for 26 years. Upon retirement, Dick began a successful home remodeling business. He also served as facilities manager for West County Christian Church. In 2012 he entered the Missouri Veterans Home. He was known for his fun loving easy going nature, his ability to fix or make almost anything, his desire to help others, and the love story he shared with Annette! Services: Typical of his giving nature, Dick donated his body to Washington University School of Medicine. Visitation at 4:30pm and a Celebration of Life service at 5:30pm on Monday July 7th at Gateway Christian Church, 1951 Des Peres Rd. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Missouri Veterans Home, 10600 Lewis and Clark Blvd, St Louis 63136.


Published in St. Louis Post-Dispatch on June 29, 2014