Elgin Walton

Wednesday, February 9, 2011

CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Elgin "Bud" Walton, 74, of Chaffee died Saturday, Feb. 5, 2011, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau.

He was born March 21, 1936, in Illmo, son of B. and Laura Bell Ross Walton. He and Betty Windeknecht were married Jan. 28, 1999.

Bud retired as an inspector with McDonnell Douglas Aircraft in St. Louis.

He was a veteran of the U.S. Army.

Survivors include his wife; two sons, Michael Walton of St. Louis, Douglas Walton of Peoria, Ill.; four daughters, Sara Walton and Cheryl Ellis of St. Louis, Theresa Peth of St. Charles, Mo., Sondra Hixon of Troy, Mo.; a stepdaughter, Deborah Sadler of Chaffee; two sisters, Gladys Dees of Kansas City, Myra Jean Mouser of Morley, Mo.; 16 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; two stepgranddaughters; and four great-stepgrandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

There will be no service. Burial will be at a later date.

Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee handled the arrangements.