Glen Walton was granted his angel wings on January 19, 2019 at his home in Houston, Texas. He was born on March 6, 1953 to Carl Walton and Charlene Turner Walton who preceded him in death.
Glen was educated in Montclair Public School System, Montclair, NJ and graduated in 1971. Glen joined the United States Army at age 18 and spent fifteen years serving his Country. Glen was stationed in Fort Dix New Jersey, Fort Gordon, Georgia; Fort Hood, Texas, and Fort Shafter. Hawaii. He did ?ve tours in Korea. After returning home from the Military Glen took a position at McGuire Veterans hospital in Richmond, VA. He later relocated to Mobile, Alabama where he worked at the Veterans Administration (VA) Hospital. He eventually moved to Biloxi, Mississippi and worked for the VA Hospital. Later he moved to his recent location in Houston Texas and worked for the VA Hospital. Glen was employed by the Federal Government for 43 years, including his fifteen years of military service.
Anyone that knew Glen could almost always find him, just look for a body of water with fish in it and that's where he would be. Glen would rather fish than eat or sleep. He also enjoyed his cousin rivalry. He would often challenge Sam Jr. to catch a fish as large as his. His family was another love of his life. Glen always set aside a day to take Joshua fishing. Joshua loved hanging out with Glen, there was nothing he couldn't share with him. Glen was looking forward to retirement In July and coming back to Virginia to live so he could teach his cousin Arnold the ropes when it came to the art of catching a fish that was large enough to feed the family.
Glen leaves to cherish his memory three sons, Dobbie Walton (Shaunte), Los Angeles, CA, Christopher DeShazo Sr. (Tasha), Powhatan, VA and Dontae Walton, Moss Point, Mississippi, three sisters, Janice Coppedge Scruggs (Robert) of Powhatan, VA, Jacqueline Ali (Wali) of Atlanta, GA and Sandra Jones of Princeton, NJ, four grandsons, Miles Walton, Christopher Deshazo, Jr. , Dontae Walton I and Dontae Walton ll, one granddaughter, Avah Rose, two aunts Fannie Brown and Christine Mitchell of Powhatan, VA. And a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Glen also maintained a close relationship with Rev. Dr. Bayard Taylor, a co-worker at McGuire VA Medical Center, Richmond, VA.