WALTON, Alvin, K., "PIE," 90, of N. 3rd Street, Martins Ferry, OH, died Sunday, January 19, 2014.
He was born in Martins Ferry, on November 26, 1923, the son of the late John Alvin and Stella (Yoho) Walton.
He was employed as a lineman for Ohio Power for 18 years. and a former employee for the city of Martins Ferry Power Plant for 23 Yrs..
He was a member of the Alerts Fire Dept. and Italian Club of Martins Ferry; Sons of Italy of Bellaire; former Eagles and the V.F.W. of Martins Ferry.
He served in the U.S. Army as a Sgt in WW II. 1st Armored Division, Africa & Italy Campaign., Good Conduct Medal, Victory Medal, EAME TH SER MED W/4 BR STARS, Naples-Foffia, Rome-Arno, No Appennines PO Valley.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Rose M. (Bianconi) Walton; sister, Ina Jo Dawkins.
He is survived by son, Kenneth E. (Cheryl) Walton, Hagerstown, MD; daughter, Sylvia Rhodes, Martins Ferry; six grand children, Kristen Nugent; Katie Neavin; Lewie Rhodes; Dan Rhodes; Adam Walton; Mallory Rumler and 10 great-grand children
Arrangements have been entrusted to Keller Funeral Home, 615 Hanover Street, Martins Ferry where friends will be received Friday 5-8 p.m. and Saturday, January 25, 2014 from 11:30 a.m. until time of service at 1 p.m. with Rev. William O. Webster, Jr. officiating,
Interment will follow in Holly Memorial Gardens, Pleasant Grove, OH.
The M. F. Fire Dept. will hold services Friday at 7 p.m. The "Belmont County Council of Veterans of Foreign Wars" will give military honors Saturday prior to the service at 12:45 p.m.
Condolences to the family may be made by signing the guest book online at www.kellerfuneralhome. com.