Walter Lloyd Sexton Sr., 74, of Punta Gorda, Fla., formerly of St. Charles, Va., went to be with the Lord, Monday, Jan. 20, 2014, at Bayfront Health Punta Gorda.
He was born Dec. 14, 1939, in St. Charle,s to Troy and Sarah (nee Lawson) Sexton.
Walter served honorably in the U.S. Army during peacetime, and worked most of his life in produce.
He is survived by his daughter, Melissa Diana Sexton (Jose) Chanza; son, Walter Lloyd (Zoe) Sexton Jr.; brother, Jimmy D. (Delma) Sexton; 13 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; multiple nieces and nephews; and loving companion of 13 years, Marie Green. Walter was preceded in death by his wife, Deanna; children, Brenda and David; and sister, Peggy Sexton Poff.
The family will receive friends from 11 a.m. until the service time at 1 p.m. Friday, Jan. 24, 2014, at Charlotte Memorial Funeral Home Chapel, 9400 Indian Springs Cemetery Road, Punta Gorda. His final rest will follow at Charlotte Memorial Cemetery.
Arrangements are by Charlotte Memorial Funeral Home, Crematory and Cemetery.