Eddie L Walton Sr.November 29, 1946 ~ May 10, 2017 (age 70)
A Celebration of Life Service for Mr. Eddie L. Walton, Sr. will be held on Monday, May 15, 2017 at Bethlehem P.B. Church in Greenbrier at 12:00 Noon, with The Rev. Eddie Walton Jr., officiating and burial in Oakland Cemetery. The body will lie in repose one hour prior to the service. Elder Joe H. Cater is Host Pastor.
Eddie Lee Walton, Sr. was born in Limestone County, Alabama on November 29, 1946, to the late Charles Cartwright, Sr., and Jessie Mae Holloway. He departed this life on May 10, 2017 in Huntsville, AL.
Eddie was affectionately known as “Big Pete” and was supportive of his family and friends. He and his ex-wives, Delois, Patricia Ann and Tamika remained a driving force in the nurturing and development of their children and grandchildren.
Pete attended Dogwood Flat School in Limestone County. He was a long-time member of Morning Star under the leadership of Pastor Fred Jefferson, which is where he confessed his hope in Christ. He later moved his membership to New Beginnings Covenant Ministries in Decatur, AL, where he served faithfully under his son, Pastor Eddie L. Walton, Jr. “Lil Pete”.
Pete was employed with Kenway Contracting in Bowling Green, KY where he resided for 6 years. He then moved back to Alabama where he was employed at Stanley Construction for 25 years. He was a member of Mt. Zion Lodge #30 as a Tyler.
He was preceded in death by; his parents; stepmom, Gladys Cartwright; a daughter, Barbara Ann Jamar Walton; aunt, that was raised like a sister, Christine Garth; two sisters, Ardelia McCurly and Terresa Harris; two brothers, James Edward Cartwright and Charles Cartwright.
He leaves to cherish his memory: three sons, Joe Malone, Eddie L. Walton, Jr and Christopher Fletcher; three daughters, Merisa (Jeffrey) Parker, Kimberly Walton Marshall, and Kira Walton; one stepson, Jarvis Sibley; three brothers, Marty Cartwright, Raymon (Deborah) Holloway and Walter Holloway; three sisters, Helen (James) Harris, Gwendolyn (Warren) Griffin and Kathy (Charles) Gray; one uncle that was like a brother, Fred Pride; another uncle, Isacc (Mae) Walton; 8 grandchildren, one great grandchild; three special friends, Clay Brown, Clarence “Meatman” Fremon and Charley Glover; a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Honorary Pallbearers will be Mt. Zion Lodge #30. Active Pallbearers will be Nephews and Friends. Flower Bearers will be Nieces.