Middleton Johnson “M.J.” or “Walt” Walton passed away on Monday, December 25, 2017 at Rooks County Health Center in Plainville, Kansas at the age of 82. He was born on March 17, 1935 in Clairton, Pennsylvania to the late James and Edith (Hunter) Walton. He grew up in Clairton and graduated from Clairton high School with the Class of 1954. He went on to serve in the United States Air Force from 1955-58. He was united in marriage to Cheryl Cooper on March 28, 1987 in Arvada, Colorado.
Middleton worked as a gear machinist in the aviation/aerospace industry. He loved to travel, and after retiring in 1991 and making their home in Woodston, Kansas, was able to spend much time on the road with Cheryl, visiting people and places all over the United States. He was an avid baseball fan and enjoyed football as well, always rooting for his beloved Pirates and Steelers.
Middleton is survived by his Wife Cheryl Walton of the home in Woodston; daughter Susan Boyle and husband Jon of Licking, MO; step-son Anthony Daddario of Woodston; and three granddaughters.
He was preceded in death by his parents James and Edith Walton, brothers James Walton and George Walton, and sister Katheryn Walton.
A private family inurnment will be held at a later date. Condolences to the family may be mailed in care of Plumer-Overlease Funeral Home, 723 N. 1st Street, Stockton, KS 67669.