William Walton Jr.
William Walton Jr., 75, died April 28, 2009, in Columbus. Memorial services are Saturday at 1 p.m. at Lee-Sykes Funeral Home Chapel of Columbus. Mr. Walton was born July 15, 1933, to the late William and Willie Walton. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Virginia; three brothers and one sister. He is survived by his sons, William Henry Rich of Arizona, James T. Rice and Willie and Johnny Walton, all of Columbus, and Gerome Walton of Utah; daughters, Terrie Slaughter of McDonough, Ga., and Ruth Walton of Columbus; 13 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.