In Memory

Gary Walton


Age 52, of Elmira NY, passed away peacefully at Elcor Health Services, Horseheads, on Sunday, March 9, 2003.  Gary was born November 17, 1950 in Elmira to the late Richard B. and Mary Swanson Walton.  He graduated from Southside High School, Class of 1970, and was employed as a truck driver for most of his life.  He was an avid outdoorsman and turkey hunter.  Gary is survived by his daughter, Becky Jo (Mark) Swartwood of Elmira; son, Jeffery Walton of Elmira; daughter Lori (Anthonio)Cady of Ft. Campbell, KY; three grandchildren; sisters, Mary (Dinga) Walton, Catherine J. Walton, both of Elmira, and Martha (Jim) Reardon of Hornell; brothers, Thomas J. (Wendi) Walton of Pine City, and James R. Walton of Hendersonville, NC; nine nieces and nephews; and brother-in-law, best friend, and turkey hunting companion, Billy Shaw of Greentop, MO.  At Gary's request, the family will hold funeral services privately.  Arrangements have been entrusted to the Olthof Funeral Home, Inc., 1050 Pennsylvania Ave., Elmira, NY 14904. Those wishing may leave a "Candle of Remembrance" for the family at