Audrey K Walton

November 8, 1931March 29, 2014

Audrey Keith Walton, age 82, of Greencastle, passed away on Saturday, March 29, 2014.

Born November 8, 1931 in New Winchester, IN, he was the son of William and Goldie Evelyn (Fields) Walton. He graduated from Stilesville High School in 1950. He married Elnora Jean (Walters) Walton on August 6, 1950. Married almost 61 years, she preceded him in death on May 13, 2011. Aud graduated Indiana Central College in Indianapolis, and received his Master’s Degree in Counseling from Indiana State University.

Audrey began his military service with the United States Navy in 1949 and volunteered to serve in the United States Army Medical Corp in 1954. After his return from the service, he started his career in education at North Salem High School, where he also coached basketball, leading the team to a 1960 sectional championship. In 1962 he moved to Greencastle, where he taught, coached basketball, served as athletic director and guidance counselor at the Junior High School. Later he moved to Greencastle High School where he was Guidance Director until his retirement in 1989.

Audrey was a member of the Greencastle First Baptist Church for over 50 years and served on the Park Board and Zoning Board of Greencastle. He was also a Rotarian and recipient of the Paul Harris Fellowship award in 2004.

He is survived by his daughter, Julie (Mark) Carr; grandchildren, Makenzie Carr, Byron Holley, and Samantha Holley; a great granddaughter, Kamrin Holley; and a sister, Sharon Burris.

He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Abe and Vernon Walton; one sister, Wanda Petty; wife, Elnora; daughter, Sherrie Holley; and grandson, Keith Carr.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 am on Wednesday, April 2, 2014 at the Hopkins-Rector Funeral Home with Rev. Randy McNeely officiating. Interment with military honors will follow at the Forest Hill Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 4:00 to 7:00 pm on Tuesday, April 1st at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Andrew Keith Carr Memorial Fund c/o of Old National Bank 7 Central Square, Greencastle, IN 46135 or the Sherrie Holley Memorial Library Fund c/o the Putnam County Foundation 2 N. Jackson St. Greencastle, IN 46135.


  • Visitation Tuesday, April 1, 2014
  • Funeral Service Wednesday, April 2, 2014

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April 1, 2014

A truly great and gentle man -Thank you to the family for allowing us the chance to get to know him. Our thoughts are with you- The Scott Family

Joe Coffman

April 1, 2014

A great man, one of my favorites in school. Thank you Mr Walton

Alyson Stahl

April 1, 2014

My thoughts and prayers are with you, Julie, and your entire family. I love you.

Charles & Jenny Alex

March 31, 2014

Our thoughts and prayers are with your family at this time of loss.

Mark Wager

March 31, 2014

Dear Julie and families, we remember seeing you with your dad at Mill Pond every night while we were visiting my dad. It was obvious your love for him and his love for you. May God's grace surround you all during this time of sorrow.
Mark and Cindy Wager

Jim Tuttle

March 31, 2014

I had the honor of meeting Mr Walton in September 1962 at the Junior High School on Spring ST...He taught 6th grade history and scared me to death!Knowing the family for over 50 years,all I can say he was a good man,a wonderful teacher,and a very dear friend. He will be missed,but I know that he and Elnora are once again together.

Patricia Tyree

March 31, 2014

Mr. Walton was the best counselor I ever had! He was encouraging at all times and I'm so glad he believed in me! Julie, my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Your Daddy touched so many lives. God Bless him....he will be so missed.