Jerry William Walton
Jerry William Walton
  • August 8, 1935 - November 12, 2017
  • Lake Oswego, Oregon

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Jerry was born on August 8, 1935 in Astoria, OR

He and Aunt Evelyn were married on June 7, 1959 in Portland, OR before moving to Hawaii where Jerry was already stationed.

Jerry was stationed in Hawaii from 1958-1960. He was an Army Pvt First Class. He received a good conduct medal, and marksman badges for rifle and carbine.

He then transferred to the Army Corps Reserve in Oregon until 1962.

Jerry then worked as a window decorator at Meier & Frank's in Portland.

He worked as a correctional officer at the Oregon State Penitentiary in Salem for approx. 10 years, before leaving to attend Advertising Art School in Portland.

Using his skills gained through the school, he worked as a hand sign letterer for Payless for several years, prior to beginning his own sign business until retirement. He never lost his love of art, and visited every art museum wherever he traveled.

Jerry was an only child, and was preceded in death by his parents George and Vera Walton.

The only surviving members of his family are distant cousins that he lost touch with years,ago.

He of course leaves Aunt Evelyn, Princess, and members of Aunt Evelyns family that have been in his life throughout their marriage.

Jerry had a deep love for Princess and all animals including their deceased Kitty.

He enjoyed classic movies, and could recite lines, and knew details for them all including the actors, directors, etc. He was fascinated by the different camera angles, and details of the film's. His favorite movie was Citizen Kane with Orson Wells.

Rev. 21:4

And he will wipe out every tear from their eyes, and death will be no more...