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 Gilbert Scott “Scotty” Walton

Gilbert Scott “Scotty” Walton

Death 3 Dec 1969
Burial Hampton, Hampton City, Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 29420053 · View Source
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Gilbert Scott Walton was the son of Gilbert Walker Walton and Annie Florence Scott. His mother died during childbirth. "Scotty" as he became known grew up in Hampton, and worked as a street car conductor. Later, he worked for the Quality Bakery in downtown Hampton, honing his skills to become a businessman himself. In 1924 he married Nannie Augusta Black, also of Hampton. Together they opened Walton's Grocery on Electric Avenue in Hampton, which later became Victoria Boulevard. They had seven children. Using the skills he learned at the bakery and the grocery store, he opened "Mrs. Walton's Sandwiches" in 1948, which was a very popular and successful business, which closed in 2003. He was very popular and well known throughout the Hampton, Phoebus, and Newport News area. He was always known for his wit, and keen business sense. He died suddenly in Dixie Hospital in 1969, while undergoing testing for a heart condition.

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  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Gilbert Scott “Scotty” Walton (6 Mar 1905–3 Dec 1969), Find A Grave Memorial no. 29420053, citing Parklawn Memorial Park, Hampton, Hampton City, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by William Bowers (contributor 46859365) .