Thomas Lacy McCoy Walton, Sr., 81, passed away on Friday. A native of Wake County, he was the son of the late Louis and Viola Stone Walton. Thomas was a veteran, who proudly served in the US Marine Corp during the Korean War. Later in life, Thomas retired from Goodmark Food Distributors where he worked as a mechanic for 16 years. He was a member of Hayes Chapel Church which he loved dearly.
Funeral services will be 2:00 pm Tuesday at Hayes Chapel Christian Church, Garner. Burial will follow at Montlawn Memorial Park, Raleigh. The family will receive friends from 1:00-200 pm at the church prior to the service.
Survivors include his wife of 52 years, Marie Penny Walton; daughter, Bernadette Walton of Apex; son, Thomas “LM” Walton, Jr. of Raleigh; stepdaughters, Diane Pangborn of Carthage, Deborah Moss of Winterville; sisters, Annette Taylor of Seven Lakes and Becky Davis of Leland; four step grandchildren and five step great-grandchildren.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his brothers, Robert Walton and John Walton.
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In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hayes Chapel Church in Garner, NC or to the Gideons Association.
Condolences may be made to bryan-leefuneralhome.com