June 22, 1939 - August 25, 2020
Newbury, MA – Robert G. Walton, 81, a lifelong resident Newbury, died at home on Tuesday August 25, 2020 with family by his side. He was born in Newburyport on June 22, 1939 the son of the late Keith A. and Doris E. (Laite) Walton. Predeceased by his brothers; Leland H, Keith P, Donald L and Gordon E. Walton. He graduated from Newburyport High School and later Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. He went on to own and operate Walton’s Auto Lab, a successful automotive shop for over 35 years. Bob and his father were charter members holding many offices of the Newbury/Rowley Lions club. He was a member of the Newburyport Cam Snappers. He enjoyed flying his 182 Cessna plane. He was a founding shareholder of New England Dragway where he enjoyed drag racing his dragster and Fiberfab Jamacian car for many years. He and Shirley spent many years wintering in Englewood, FL. He enjoyed adventures, had many stories to tell and or sing with his guitars. Was a lifelong member and served on many committees of the Saint Paul’s Episcopal Church of Newburyport, MA where he will be interned. He was committed to serving and helping people in times of need. He shared 60 years of marriage this past June 19th with his wife Shirley J. (Tryon) Walton of Newbury. In addition to his wife, family members include his daughter, Deborah Walton and her spouse James Brauneck of Newbury; son, Donald Walton and his spouse Alyssa of Newbury, grandchildren, Jenna and spouse DJ Kelly of Newbury, Jill and spouse Mark Olson of North Hampton, NH, great grandchildren Brennen and Melody Kelly of Newbury and many nieces, nephews and cousins. Celebration of life will be at St. Paul’s Church of Newburyport at a later date. If desired, donations may be made to any of your favorite charities as Bob always loved to help wherever he could.
Newbury, MA – Robert G. Walton, 81, a lifelong resident Newbury, died at home on Tuesday August 25, 2020 with family by his side. He was born in Newburyport on June 22, 1939 the son of the late Keith A. and Doris E. (Laite) Walton. Predeceased... View Obituary & Service Information
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