Mr. Wilton was born March 18, 1948, in Goliad to Walter Eugene and Addie Ross Wilton. He married Sylvia Gonzales on Feb. 4, 1973, in Beeville and was the former owner of Wilton’s Carpet and Flooring. He was also a minister of Jehovah’s Witness and was very active in the prison ministry.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Survivors include his wife, Sylvia Gonzales Wilton of Beeville; a son, Jon Andrew Wilton of Beeville; a brother, Theo Wilton of Hesperia, Calif.; two sisters, Corene (Nip) Johnson of Skidmore and Lorene Tolliver of Beeville; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
A celebration of life service was held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 24, at Oak Park Memorial Funeral Chapel with Chowan Mayo officiating.
Oak Park Memorial Funeral Chapel