Walter Ian Overton

January 23, 1996April 3, 2018
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Walter Ian Overton, 22, of Lewisville passed away Tuesday, April 3, 2018 unexpectedly. He was born January 23, 1996 in North Richland Hills, Texas to William H Overton III and Rita Pickrell Carr. Ian was a student at Forsyth Tech. Surviving are his father, William H. Overton III (anne); his mother, Rita Carr (David); brother, Hunter Overton (Holly); a sister, Reagan Hege (Joshua); his girlfriend, Savannah Snow; nephew, Matthew Hege; and a niece Alaina Overton. A memorial service will be held at 1pm on Monday at St. Clements Episcopal Church. The family will receive friends from five to eight pm Sunday at Frank Vogler and Sons – Clemmons Chapel.


  • Visitation Sunday, April 8, 2018
  • Memorial Service Monday, April 9, 2018

Walter Ian Overton

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Bill, Beth, Tyler & Mitchell Byrd

April 10, 2018

I just wanted to express my deepest condolences for your family. The Byrds remember our son, Tyler, playing ball with Hunter, and watching Reagan & Ian running around as little toddlers at the young sporting events of their older brothers. We have fond memories of the Overton family, and are sorry beyond words for your unthinkable loss. You are in our hearts and prayers. Sincerely, Beth Byrd

Carol Fulton

April 9, 2018

Oh Rita I am so very sorry. May God hold you tightly and comfort you through the coming days as only He can.

Jean Browning (Pennington)

April 8, 2018

Rita, I was saddened to hear about the loss of your son. Thoughts and Prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time.


Debbie Marth Bristow

April 8, 2018

So sorry to hear of your loss. Keeping you and your family in our prayers.
With our deepest sympathy,
Debbie Marth Bristow

Beverly Barber

April 7, 2018

Rita and Trip
You all are in our prayers during this most sad and difficult time. The first time I saw Ian, he had followed Hunter and Austin to our house. They were on their bikes and little Ian had followed them walking barefoot in his diaper and t-shirt. He was such an adorable sight. I will never forget that day and I am truly glad to have that memory of him. Love to all of you.
Beverly and Andy Barber

Sonya wade poslik

April 7, 2018

Rita and family, I am so sorry for your loss. When I saw this, it touched me so deeply. Please know you are in my thoughts and prayers.

Shannon Tremblay

April 7, 2018

We are so terribly sorry to hear the tragic news about Ian. We are holding you in our heart and lifting prayers for your family.

David Meyers

April 6, 2018

Trip and Family,
I am so very sorry for your loss. I never had the pleasure of meeting Ian, but I am very happy to have met you and proud to know you.
Prenby and I pray for your peace and healing - and please know that you have our support and the support of the entire Tompkins family during this time!

Gail Peters

April 6, 2018

Rita and Trip, I will always remember when Ian would walk down to our house (with or without Hunter), he would of course have Tanner with him, and of course would help himself to a snack before he and Jordan would settle down to some TV or video games, but what I most remember was how I would say to him "Ian you can call me by my first name" , and he would reply "ok Mrs Peters". He was such a joy to have over and ALWAYS the perfect little gentleman. He (and that smile ) will be missed.