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Walton Alford

Walton Theodore Alford, age 85, was born on Aug. 8, 1929, and passed away on Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014, at his residence in Bogalusa.

He was a member and deacon of Westside Emmanuel Baptist Church. He worked as a pipefitter at the paper mill. He worked at the Bogalusa Medical Center in his earlier years.

He is survived by his wife, Gladys Sharp Alford of Bogalusa; three daughters, Cindy (Eddie) Greer of Denham Springs, Teresa (Paul) LeBlanc of Bogalusa and Deborah (Richard) Boleware of Richland, Miss.; one son, Walton Randall (Becky) Alford of Prairieville; one brother, Royce Wayne (Hilda) Alford of Dayton, Texas; and four grandchildren, Alyssa LeBlanc, Blake Boleware, Jacob Alford and Megan Alford.

Visitation will be held at Poole-Ritchie Funeral Home on Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014, from 5:30 p.m. until 9 p.m.

Visitation will continue at Poole-Ritchie Funeral Home Chapel on Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014, from 9 a.m. until 11 a.m. The funeral service will be at 11 a.m., with the Rev. Marcus Rosa officiating. Interment will follow at Hillview Memorial Gardens.

To view and sign the register book online, visit pooleritchiefuneralhome.com.