Funeral service for Gale Lloyd Walton of Burfordville, was held Saturday, Aug. 21, 2021, at 12 p.m. at McCombs Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Jackson. The Rev. Jeff Lohrstrorfer officiated. Interment followed in Russell Heights Cemetery in Jackson.
Gale, 66, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 18, 2021, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Nov. 23, 1954, in Springfield, IL, son of Richard and Jean Fulk Walton. He and Carolyn McCoy were married on Sept. 11, 1974, in Decatur, IL.
Gale worked for Prairie Farms for many years and recently retired from Fed-Ex after 29 years of service as an over the road truck driver. He enjoyed attending and participating in local area car shows.
Loving survivors include his wife, Carolyn of nearly 47 years of marriage of the home and a daughter, Angie (John) Nix and their children, Abigale and Jack Nix, all of Oak Ridge, and two brothers, Lane and Brad Walton of Springfield, IL. He was preceded in death by his parents.
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