Michael Tarvares Walton, 41, of Arlington and formerly of Coleman, passed away at his home Saturday, April 4. A viewing will be held Friday, April 17 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday, April 18 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Brownwood Funeral Home Chapel.

Michael was born Oct. 2, 1978 in Chicago, Illinois to parents Michael Foster, and Glenda Walton. He moved to Coleman at an early age and was a member of New Testament Holiness Church in Bangs where he accepted Christ. Michael received his primary education from Coleman Schools graduating in 1997. During high school, Michael was an outstanding athlete excelling at football and basketball. After he completed High School, he moved to Denton and from there to Arlington where he worked as a Forklift Operator. Michael was known as a “peace keeper” everyone looked to him for advice. He was loved by everyone and considered a “ray of sunshine” to those who crossed his path.

Michael was preceded in death by his father, Michael Foster; maternal grandparents; and paternal grandparents.

Left to cherish his memories are his son, Tarvares Deshon Walton of Arlington; mother, Glenda Fay Henderson and husband Bob of Brownwood; sister, Shardae Brisby of Brownwood; sister, Laverna Foster of Chicago, Illinois; brothers, Royshad Henderson of Brownwood, Marcus Foster of Chicago, Illinois, Ray Ray of Chicago, Jarvis McCray of Mesquite; special friend, Monique Thompson; and a host of uncles, aunts, nieces, nephews, cousins, extended family and many friends.

Services are entrusted to Brownwood Funeral Home. Online condolences may be made at www.brownwoodfuneralhome.net.