James Franklin Walton

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April 4, 1954 July 13, 2017James Franklin “Frankie” Walton, 63, of Oakman, passed away Thursday, July 13, 2017, at his residence.

The family will receive friends on Saturday, July 15, 2017, from 6 until 8 p.m. at Collins-Burke Funeral Home.

Walton worked for many years at Gorgas Steam Plant and was a daily fixture in Oakman. The last several years were trying for him, but at the end of the day he was a funny, well liked man, and will be missed by many.

He was preceded in death by his father, Grover Walton; , other-Betty Sue Carmichael Walton; and sister, Melissa Ann Walton.

He is survived by his stepmother, Shirley Walton; daughters, Alison Walton and Holly Walton Henderson (Doug); and brother, Michael Walton (Eloise); Niece-Amanda Lay; Nephew-Chris Walton; Grandchildren-Riley Avery, Will and Olivia Kate Henderson.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to your favorite charity in memory of James Franklin “Frankie” Walton.

Collins-Burke Funeral Home, Jasper; 205-384-5571