Mark Lawrence Walton, 66, of Witt, died in his sleep on Tuesday, April 26, 2022, at his home.
No public services are planned. Heinz Funeral Home in Carlinville assisted the family.
Mr. Walton was born Jan. 8, 1956, in Carlinville, to Mac and Tuts Walton.
During his career, he worked in several different states before returning to the Carlinville area in the late 1980s. He was the sole proprietor of Kreative Minds, a construction and painting company. He took great pride in his work and loved his customers.
Mr. Walton valued the kindness of his landlord, Mick Agers, who he came to think of as family.
He is survived by his siblings, Darla (Floyd) Jackson of Litchfield, Ted (Linda) Walton, Dennis Walton, Kim (Nancy) Walton, Gussie Walton, all of Carlinville, and Bill (Patty) Walton of Hemphill, TX; sister-in-law, Charlotte Erwin of Shipman; and several nieces and nephews.
Mr. Walton was preceded in death by his parents; and his cat and best friend, Ozzie.
Memorials may be directed to Benld Adopt-A-Pet.
Online condolences to the family may be left at www.heinzfuneralhome.com.