Russell Walton, Jr.

Obituary of Russell C Walton, Jr.

Russell C. Walton, Jr, 79, longtime Libertyville resident, passed away April 13, 2019 at his home surrounded by family, from complications of Alzheimer's. Russell graduated Libertyville High in 1957 and served 2 years in the US Army stationed in Germany. For the past 50 + years he owned and operated his own business, Machinery Eyelets and Service, Inc. He enjoyed working on cars, remodeling his home, Nascar racing and vacationing with family and friends. 

Russell is survived by his wife of 45 years, Mary Jane Walton (Scahill), 3 children: Rusty Walton (Kim), Penny Starcher (Harold), Lynsay Johnson (Mike). 3 step-children: Maureen Harris, Christopher Morozin (Jenny), Brian Morozin. 17 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren. His sister Joan Bacci (Robert) and many nieces and nephews.

Russell is preceded in death by his parents Russell C. Walton Sr. and Frances Walton (Martin), brother John Walton, sister Marylyn Hunt.

Family will receive friends April 27th from 11:00am to 1:00 pm at McMurrough Funeral Chapel, 101 Park Pl (Rt 176, 1 Blk East of Milwaukee Ave) Libertyville where there will be a service with military honors at 1:00pm. In lieu of flowers, donations made to the Alzheimer's Association ( would be greatly appreciated. Funeral info (847) 362-2626. Please sign the guestbook at