NEW WATERFORD - James W. "Pete" Hulton Sr., 79, of Waterford Road, died at 12:23 p.m. Thursday at Northside Hospital in Youngstown where he had been a patient for the past several weeks.
Born Dec. 17, 1932 in East Palestine, he was the son of the late Wilbur and Lillian Funk Hulton.
Mr. Hulton had at one time been employed as a drag line operator, and retired from Columbiana Foundry in 1994. He was an Army veteran and a member of the Zion Lutheran Church.
Survivors include his wife, the former Jane Andre, whom he married Oct. 3, 1952; three sons, James W. Hulton Jr. of Salem, Brian R. (Virginia) Hulton of New Waterford and Paul J. (Beverly) Hulton of New Springfield; a sister, June Stockman of East Palestine; four grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
The funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Monday at the Oliver-Linsley Funeral Home in East Palestine with Pastor William Wilkins officiating. Burial will follow in Crest Haven Memorial Gardens.
Military rites will be conducted by the combined units of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4579 and the American Legion Post 31.
The family will receive friends from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.