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Richard Gordon Walton

July 9, 1962November 6, 2020
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It is with heartfelt sadness that we the family announce the passing of a dear Husband, Father, Grandfather and brother Richard Walton on November 6,2020 at the Glace Bay Hospital with loving family at his side, after a courageous battle with cancer. Formerly of Donkin Ricky was the son of the late Richard and Mora Walton. Ricky was employed with Highland Fisheries for over 10 Years. He was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 40 and bartended for many years. Surviving is his loving wife Susan; daughters Victoria Walton (Jonathan), Nicolette Wright (Will) and Haley Walton (Scott); grandchildren Owen Thomson and Isabelle Wright; sister Delores Walton (Tommie); Sheldon Walton (Gail) and Kevin Walton. Besides his parents he was predeceased by sisters Deborah Walton and Wanda Russell. In following Ricky’s wishes cremation has taken place under the care and direction of Patten Funeral Home. A private family service will take place at a later date. Donations may be made to the Cancer Patient Care Fund at the Cape Breton regional Hospital. Online condolences can be sent to www.pattenfuneral.com Thank you to Dr. McCormick and the chemo girls at the Cancer Center in Sydney. Also a special thanks to Dr. Claire McNeil and the 3W nursing staff at the Glace Bay Hospital, especially Jo for her compassion and care.

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Dawn Donovan

November 16, 2020

Susan & Family,

I was so sorry to hear of Rick’s passing, know that you are in my thoughts and prayers at this most difficult time.

Dawn Sheppard

Paul and Rita Lahey

November 16, 2020

So sorry for your Families Loss Susan 😢

Bonna Bouchie

November 14, 2020

Susan and family - so sorry to hear of Ricky's passing. You are in my thoughts during this difficult time.

Bobby O’Handley

November 13, 2020

Saddened to hear of Ricky’s passing... lots of memories growing up in Number 11.... went to high school together, hung around with him for years... played a ton of ball together , a great guy , a great friend! My condolences to his family....

Connie & Darrel Sarchfield

November 13, 2020


Nickie & Will: Thinking of you at this sad time and sending our condolences on the loss of your dad. He will live on through his daughters & grandchildren. Take care. Love, Connie & Darrel

Jeff Pilkington

November 13, 2020

Will & Nickie,

Sending our deepest condolences to you both. We are thinking of you during this difficult time.

- Jeff & Jennifer Pikington

Dawne, Roger and Stephanie McLean

November 13, 2020

Dear Susan and Walton family,

Sincere condolences at this sad time of grieving the passing of your husband, Ricky. Find comfort in the many memories you shared together and the support of your daughters and family.
Dawne, Roger and Stephanie McLean

Dawne, Roger and Stephanie McLean

November 13, 2020

Dear Nickie,
We send heartfelt condolences at this sad time of the passing of your father. Treasure your memories and know that he will always live in your heart. Your father was very proud of you and was pleased to see you happily married to Will. Be thankful that he got to see his precious granddaughter, Isabelle.
With caring thoughts,
Dawne, Roger and Stephanie McLean

Rae MacKillop

November 13, 2020

Our sincere condolences to the family from Rae MacKillop and family.

Don Vaters

November 13, 2020

Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. Ricky was an excellent baseball player and teammate, a true gentle soul. He will be deeply missed. Fly high our friend. GOD BLESS

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