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Leslie Walton

December 17, 1934 — August 20, 2018


Leslie A. Walton, 83, died Monday (August 20, 2018) at his home.

He was born on December 17, 1934 in Newton, the son of Aldess and Enola Russell Walton. Leslie was raised and attended schools in Newton. Shortly after graduating from Newton High School, he enlisted in the U.S. Navy.

For a short time Leslie worked for the Santa Fe Railroad. He loved old cars and attending countless swap meets. Leslie worked long hours creating and maintaining Walton Recreation Park, East of Newton.

Survivors include his two daughters, Terri Roseberry and husband Tim of Chester, VA., and Brenda Walton and husband Roy Workman of Newton; and four grandchildren Jordan Walton, Mikah Roseberry, Madalyn Roseberry, Isabel Gleason and Dalton Britton.

Leslie is preceded in death by his parents.

Graveside services and interment will be held at 3:00 P.M., Saturday (August 25, 2018) at the Greenwood Cemetery in Newton.

The casket will be open at the funeral home Saturday between 9:00 A.M. and 2:00 P.M.

Arrangements are by Broadway Colonial Funeral Home, Newton.


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