Thomas “Tom” H. Walton, age 62, of Elgin, passed away March 6, 2020 at Advocate Sherman Hospital in Elgin, IL.  Tom was born January 21, 1958 in Los Angeles, CA to Tomas Dominguez and Nancy Williams.

He was raised in the home of his mother Nancy and step-father, Kenneth Walton, and the family moved to Elgin, IL.

Tom graduated from Larkin High School, Class of 1975.  He was very proud of becoming one of the youngest to earn the rank of Eagle Scout, at age 14. He attended Elgin Community College and Northern Illinois University.

Tom was a self-made man who found success at anything he set his mind toward pursuing. He purchased City Ornamental Iron Works in 1983. Over the next 36 years, Tom built a flourishing company that specialized in cast iron railings and stairways for both commercial and residential clients. He had a love for design and created many beautiful custom iron pieces.

Tom was a loving and devoted husband to Beth for 38 years.

In his free time, Tom was a fun and entertaining guy who loved to dance and travel. He also loved to tease those he cared about and enjoyed a good argument.  Loved ones will remember him as a giving, caring man who was always there for his family and friends.

Tom was preceded in death by his parents.

Tom is survived by his loving wife, Beth; his siblings, Benita Dominguez, David Walton, George Walton, and Peggy Walton; and several nieces and nephews.

Tom’s family will receive friends 5:00p.m. until time of Memorial Service at 7:00p.m. Friday, March 13, 2020 at Symonds-Madison Funeral Home, 305 Park St., Elgin IL 60120, Rev. Michael Murschel of Caring Farewells officiating.  Interment will be private.

Donations in Tom’s memory can be made to the charity of your choice.

Final arrangements entrusted to Symonds-Madison Funeral Home, 305 Park St., Elgin IL 60120. For more information call 847-741-1128 or visit

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