Walton D. Bennett, 77, of Sparta passed away November 25, 2020 at Mountain Valley Woltz Hospice Home, Dobson, NC.

Walton was born December 5, 1942 in Sparta to the late Thurmond G. Bennett, Sr. and Ethylene N. Bennett. In addition to his parents he was also preceded in death by his wife of 40 years Barbara H. Bennett; two brothers Billy E. Bennett and Thurmond G. Bennett, Jr (June). Walton was a retired County Supervisor for the N.C. Department of Transportation in Sparta. He was a member of the Sparta Presbyterian Church. He is survived by two sons Randy F. Bennett and wife Carol Anne of North Wilkesboro, NC, Douglas L. Bennett of Elkin, NC; one grandson Andrew J. Bennett and wife Kimberley of North Wilkesboro, NC; one great grandson Easton W. Bennett of North Wilkesboro, NC; one brother Dennis K. Bennett and wife Susan and several nieces and nephews. A public viewing will be held on Wednesday, December 2, 2020 from 10:00 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. at the funeral home, but the family will not be present. The family will gather for a private service. Due to the current COVID-19 regulations, our staff is committed to taking care of our guests and families that we serve. We ask all guests and family members attending visitations and services to please bring and wear a mask. The family requests no flowers or food. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Mountain Valley Woltz Hospice Home, 945 Zephyr Rd, Dobson, NC 27017 or Sparta Presbyterian Church, PO Box 474 Sparta, NC 28675.