WALTON, Clarence E., 63, of Cameron, W.Va., died Thursday, May 26, 2011 at Ruby Memorial Hospital, Morgantown, W.Va.
He was born April 30, 1948 in Glen Dale, W.Va., the son of the late Homer and Marcella Morris Walton.
Clarence was a retired school bus driver with Marshall County Schools, a U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam War, and a Christian by faith. He was a member of the American Legion, Cameron Post #18, for which he held many offices; Director of the American Legion Mountaineer Boys State; a former Dept. of West Virginia American Legion Vice-Commander; a certified Hunter Education Instructor; and a former 4-H leader.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, Earl and Marvin Walton; a sister, Rose Verledene Crouse.
Surviving are his wife of 28 years, Marjorie Walton; two daughters, Carrie (James) Plourde of State College, Pa. and Chelsea Walton (Evan) Hewitt of Cameron; a sister, Helen Robinson of Moundsville; two grandsons, Conner and Owen Plourde; several nieces and nephews.
Friends will be received at a memorial gathering from 1 until time of Memorial Service at 3 p.m. Sunday, May 29, 2011 at the Altmeyer Funeral Home, Lutes & Kirby-Vance Chapel, 118 Grant Avenue, Moundsville, with Rev. Doug Richardson officiating.
The Cameron Honor Guard will conduct military services at the funeral home.
Interment will be at the convenience of the family in Highland Cemetery, Cameron.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Mountaineer Boys State, American Legion Dept. of WV, Attention: Mountaineer Boys State, P.O. Box 3191, Charleston, WV 25332.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.altmeyer.com.