John Maurice Walton

John Maurice (Moe) Walton

April 24, 1931 – May 28, 2013


Moe passed away at Kootenay Lake Hospital after a very brave fight with cancer. He had just celebrated his 82nd birthday. He was born and raised in Trail and graduated from the Trail High School. He was very active in many sports as a youth. In latter years he spent many happy hours at Birchbank Golf Course. His education continued at SAIT in Calgary where he obtained a diploma in Surveying His work career was mainly with Hydro Dam Construction in Alberta, B.C. and Yukon. He worked on the Duncan Dam, the Kootenay Canal and 7 Mile Dam near Trail. He is survived by his wife Connie, his daughter Colleen Walton and granddaughter Emma Walton of Charlottetown, his son Gordon Walton of Robson, his brother Norman Walton of Seattle, WA., his sister Pat Nelson of Trail, his sister in law Margaret Johnson of Puyallup, WA., His nieces Sharon, Liana, Naomi, Sandra, Debbie and nephew Wayne. He was predeceased by his parents, Norman and Margaret, his brother George and his niece Aeron. He will be greatly missed by all who knew him. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or Kootenay Lake Hospital. There will be no service by request.