October 12th, 1956 - June 8th, 2020
David J. Walton beloved son, father, brother and friend transcended into eternity on Monday, June 8th, 2020.
David was born in Ticonderoga, New York at the Moses Ludington Hospital to the late Allen and Zymora Louise Walton, and was raised in Port Henry, New York; He attended and graduated from Moriah Central High School and was a member of the Port Henry United Methodist Church. David was, also, a great basketball player and sportsmen. He pursued a degree in English with a concentration in Journalism at George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia, Niagara Community College in Niagara Falls, New York, and Delta State University in Cleveland, Mississippi.
David was a dynamic personality, who lit up a room with his million-dollar smile. He had a charismatic freshness and raw genuine energy that came across throughout his music and writing; He had achieved international fame within the music industry as a producer, singer/songwriter, and keyboardist and travelled all over the country with some of the greatest musicians. He was signed to Bertelsmann Music Group (BMG) and Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. and worked in collaboration with Nickelodeon and Soul Train. David changed his name to David Anu Davinchi, while working in the music industry. Additionally, David published two books of poetry, and went on to win an award for his writing. He was a very successful car-salesmen and sales-manger out of Massachusetts, Vermont, and Texas. Lastly, David was a member of the U.S. Marines, and was formally accepted into the United States Marine Core Band.
David leaves to mourn his two children Zymora and Johnny Mohawk Davinchi of East Calais, Vermont, and Sarah Davinchi, the mother of his two children. Also, one sister, Olivia Walton of Latham, New York, two brothers, Allen (Evelyn) Walton of Atlanta, Georgia, and James (Nadine) Walton of Oak Park, Illinois, as well as several nieces, nephews, and cousins.
David was preceded in death by his parents, Allen and Zymora Louise Walton, and sister, Carola Walton.
David’s presence in our lives will be greatly missed, but we are grateful for the precious memories that we have!
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