Pearson W Walton of Edgewater, Florida, age 79, passed away Tuesday, February 16, at Hospice, surrounded by his loving family.
Pearson was born in Somers Point, New Jersey to the late Rev. Frank R and Eleanor (Norris) Walton.
Pearson was a long-time member of Carpenter’s Union #542 and worked for many years at the nuclear power plant in Salem County, New Jersey. He was also a talented woodworker and made many beautiful furnishings which were treasured by his daughters. Over the years, he tried his hand at farming which included dairy cows, raising pigs and raising and showing Painted horses. He also enjoyed trail riding in earlier years and gave it his best shot on the dance floor at the Boots and Saddle riding club’s get togethers on Saturday nights. He also enjoyed camping and spent many hours pulling the girls on water skis. After retiring form the horse breeding business, Pearson went into the pizza business which was a great success. He eventually retired to Florida and settled in Edgewater, where he resided with his fiancé, Emmy Kunz for many years.
Pearson is survived by his five daughters; Barbara Walton Prus of Woodstown, NJ, Debbie (Dennis) Dolbow of Edgewater, FL, Cindy Walton Granato of Bridgeton, NJ, Pamela (Joe) Arcara, Patricia (Bryan) Counsellor of Ranger, GA.
He’s also survive by eleven grandchildren, Mallory Wilbraham of of Woodstown, NJ, Jake Prus of Philadelphia, PA, Nathan Prus of Delaware, Dana (Rusty) Bragg of Deland, Fl, Dennis (Jackie) Dolbow of New Smyrna Beach, Fl Aaron Dolbow of Edgewater, Fl, Carley Dolbow of Lakeland, Fl, Francesca (Ross) Johnson of Alloway, NJ, Sebastian Arcara of Fl, Ethen (Megan) Counsellor of St. Mary’s GA, and Shelby Counsellor, of Charlotte, NC.
Pearson is the great-grandfather of four; Rose and June Dolbow of New Smyrna Beach, Sean Johnson of Alloway, NJ and Otto Pierce Bragg of Deland, Florida, who will make his appearance around Easter.
Pearson is also survived by his beloved little sister, Edie (Walt) Layton of Oak Hill, Florida
Also, he is survived by two ew-wives; Blanche (Shute) Laspina and Lois (Isaacs) Greensweight.
In Addition to his to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Frank Walton. Also his sisters, Sarah Walton and Eleanor (May) Marich
Thank you to the doctors, and many nurses and aides that cared for him.