June 22, 1959 - October 1, 2018
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.