In Memory

Richard Walton

Richard Walton 1953 ~ 2000

Richard Greg Walton, age 47, passed away peacefully December 22, 2000, in Salt Lake City surrounded by his loving family.  Richard was born March 16, 1953, in Salt Lake City UT to Gordon W. Walton and Virginia Gregersen Walton.  On Aug 27, 1983, he married Vyrna R. Walton in Salt Lake City, UT.  For over 25 years, he was a Master Automotive Technician.  Richard loved spending time with his family.  He taught his children his love of the outdoors.  He loved camping, fishing, hunting, rock-hounding, and four-wheeling.  Our weekend trips often turned into real adventures, never becoming lost, just "Temporarily Misplaced."  Richard is survived by his wife, Vyrna R. Walton, SLC, UT; two daughters and one son, Sabrina Dahlberg and her fiancé, Chet DeMille, Tooele, UT, Jennifer Claridge and her fiancé, Richard Lee Fellenz, Jr., and his daughter Amanda and son Zak, SLC, UT, and Eric James Walton, and his girlfriend, Giselle Medina, SLC, UT; parents, Gordon W. Walton and Virginia Gregersen Walton; one grandson, Earl Richard Goodfellow; one brother and two sisters, Brian Walton and his partner, Weston McNeill, SLC, UT, Shauna (Lyle) Zwahlen, SLC, UT, Julie (John) Hungrige, Magna, UT; five loving nieces, and their spouses; five delightful grandnieces and nephews; many loving aunts and uncles as well as many friends.  Preceded in death by one daughter, Amy Pelligrini; and grandparents, Florence and Clifford Gregersen.
Copyright (c) 2000 Deseret News Publishing Company, December 24, 2000, Page B07
Reported: August 31, 2010, by Detlev Ted Schneider