June 22, 1959 - October 1, 2018

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Saturday, October 6, 2018 1:00 PM Skillman, McDonald & Vernon Funeral Home


Visitation Saturday, October 6, 2018 from 10:00 AM-1:00 PM at Skillman, McDonald & Vernon

Mark Andrew Walton, 59, of Mechanicsburg, passed away Monday, October 1, 2018 in Riverside Methodist Hospital, Columbus.

He was born June 22, 1959 in Moorhead, Minnesota, the son of James Joseph and Wyona June (Griffin) Walton. Mark was a passionate farmer who spent his life doing what he loved. He valued RFD-TV and country music, loved "harvest time" in Ohio and always enjoyed traveling to the beach. Mark also enjoyed watching his children's sporting events and the Minnesota Vikings. Above all else, Mark was a loving son, husband, father, grandfather, brother and friend who took great joy in his family - especially his grandchildren - and shared his love of life with them.

Mark is survived by his wife of 20 years, Holly (Hartzler) Walton; his children, Alexander Walton, Ashlie (Jeremy) Walter, Ethan (Casey) Price, Alayna (Joe) Summanen and Miranda (Adam) Podlesh; his grandchildren, Blake, Easton, Brady, Ethan, Baylee, Ella, Addison and Carter; his brothers, Michael (Julie) Walton, Jeff Walton, Adam (Kathy) Walton, and Joseph Walton; his sister, Jane Walton; his special friend, Zach Gould; and his several nieces and nephews.

He is preceded in death by his parents.

Funeral services will be held at 1:00 PM on Saturday, October 6, 2018 in the SKILLMAN, McDONALD & VERNON Funeral Home, Mechanicsburg with Rev. Mimi Ault officiating. The family will receive friends for 3 hours prior to the service from 10-1. Burial will follow in Maple Grove Cemetery, Mechanicsburg.

It would please Mark to know that those attending his visitation and service were dressed in casual attire.

Memorial contributions may be made to Mechanicsburg FFA, 60 High Street, Mechanicsburg, Ohio 43044.

Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.vernonfh.com.


Lonnie Wray - Oct 7, 2018
Holly, My God bless you and your family . I thought Mark was one of the nicest guys. He was so young . May he rest in peace .
Debbi Young - Oct 6, 2018
I am so sorry to hear of Mark's passing. May God Bless you and Keep you throughout the days to come.
Lisa and Dana Swank - Oct 4, 2018
Holly you and your family are in our thoughts and prayers
Glenn Yearout - Oct 4, 2018
I am so sorry for your loss! My prayers and thoughts are with you.
Deborah & Robert Aranda - Oct 3, 2018
Our deepest condolences Holly to you and your family so sorry for your loss prayers
Cathy Masters - Oct 3, 2018
Holly, I am so sorry for your loss. You and your family will be in my prayers.
Randy Brown - Oct 3, 2018
Holly, I’m sorry to hear of Mark passing. My thoughts/prayers are with you and your family.
David Donohoe - Oct 3, 2018
So sorry for loss Holly. If you need anything I can help before work any day!!!
The Isaacs ( Terry,Jayne,Jimmy) - Oct 3, 2018
We are so very sorry for the loss of Beloved Husband,Father,& Grandfather. You are in our hearts & prayers!

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