Mr. Wilton C. Toole, age 79, of Johnson Corner Community, died Saturday, April 29, 2023, at Memorial Health Meadows Hospital in Vidalia after a sudden illness. He was a lifelong resident of Johnson Corner and attended New Branch School and Lyons High School. He retired from the Georgia Department of Transportation after 25 years. He enjoyed fishing and tinkering on tractors and old cars, but he especially enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren and attending any of their activities. He is preceded in death by his parents, Fred Toole and Mildred Parrish Toole; and five siblings, W.F. Toole, Harvey Toole, Creighton Toole, Carolyn Toole Meeks and Elouise Toole Atkins.
His family includes his wife of fifty-seven years, JoAnn Toole of Johnson Corner; three children, Matthew Toole of Johnson Corner, Tammy Toole Edenfield and husband Chris of Normantown Community, and Kimberly Ann Toole Hamilton and husband Stacy of Johnson Corner; four grandchildren, Allison Edenfield of Augusta, and Will Hamilton, Noah Hamilton and Sarabeth Hamilton, all of Johnson Corner; one sister, Joyce Gardner of Sardis, Georgia; and numerous nieces and nephews.
The funeral service will be Thursday, May 4th, at 11:00 a.m. in the chapel of Ronald V. Hall Funeral Home with Pastor Buddy Toole officiating. Burial will follow at Wilton C. Toole Family Cemetery, 607 Will Toole Rd., Lyons, GA 30436.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home Wednesday evening, May 3rd, from 6:00 until 8:00.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital by visiting their website at stjude.org.
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