A time to be born…Carlton Thomas Walton, Sr. was born n August 20, 1949 in Norfolk County, Virginia (now Chesapeake) to Edna W. Dailey and the late Hillary Walton. A time to live…Carlton grew up in Chesapeake, VA and graduated from Crestwood High School, class of 1967. He also attended Norfolk State University. He joined the U.S. Army and served in the Vietnam War. Carlton began a career in trucking and retired after 30 plus years of service. An avid lover of sports, Carlton loved boxing, swimming and diving (certified lifeguard) and baseball (played for Deep Creek Aces). He loved nice cars and he enjoyed sweets. He was very proud of his “famous” sweet potato pies. Carlton joined Rehoboth A.M.E. Church at an early age then later moved his membership to Holy Trinity. He concluded his Kingdom assignment as an ordained minister at New Testament Church.
A time to die….Carlton, 69, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Friday, May 3, 2019 at home with his family by his side.
A time to mourn…Carlton will be forever remembered by his mother, Edna Dailey; four Sons, Carlton Walton, Jr. (Tracy), Daryl Walton (La’Quina), Darren Walton and Kevin Walton; one brother, Jasper Walton; four sisters, Vicky Porter, Verna Bowden, Phyllis Butts (Darryl) and Yvonne Elmore (Dwight); twelve grandchildren, Darren Jr., Ciara, Tiara, Destyne, Carlton III, Zoe, Zachary, De’ja, Ryleigh, LeQuan,. LaQuia, and Alexius; a very special Aunt and Uncle, Rev. Wilbert Mills and Audrey W. Mills; also, a very special friend, Cynthia Pope; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.