John Walton


Age: 101

retired Navy sailor and firefighter who was among one of a dwindling group of World War II veterans who survived the attack on Pearl Harbor when bombs were exploding around his barracks of the naval base by Japanese warplanes on Dec. 7, 1941 and who went on to serve the next four years in the wartime Navy, then became a city firefighter rising to the rank of captain before he retired in 1980.

Cause of Death: Injuries sustained in a car accident

Born: 1914

Died: May 31, 2016

Paterson, New Jersey