Kori D. Walton
May 10, 1971 - June 10, 2021
Kori D Walton, age 50, was born in Cheyenne, Wyoming to parents Charles Dennis and Carolyn(Crossley) Walton. He passed away at home after an extended illness in Afton, Wyoming on June 10, 2021. At the time of his passing, he worked as a Security Guard for Peak Security at Smoky Canyon Mine in Idaho. Kori loved to work on anything mechanical, and usually had a project he was working on. He loved the outdoors and Greys River in particular. When he was able, he could usually be found riding his four wheeler or camping in that area with friends and family. He loved collecting guns and Henry Rifles in particular. He loved to listen to music and almost always had something playing, either on the stereo in his vehicle or on the TV. Kori had a way of making people laugh and always had a joke or “kori-ism” to tell. Kori was an avid movie buff and loved to quote his favorite lines. He was the middle child, having followed sister Lorene(Gary) Hale, and later welcomed sister Traci (Chad) Warnick. His family moved to Smoot, Wyoming and he attended the schools in the Afton area where he graduated from the Star Valley High School. He then attended jet mechanic school in Cheyenne, Wyoming. He is survived by his wife Michele Walton, children Alyssa Marie Walton and Connor Hason, parents Dennis and Carolyn Walton, sisters Lorene(Gary) Hale and Traci (Chad) Warnick, grandmother Ened Crossley, and grandchildren Sophie Perez and Jason Hyde. He is preceded in death by his maternal grandfather Wendell Crossley, paternal grandparents Loren and Ann (Dana) Walton, and daughter Kazelee Marie Walton.
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