Obituary for James Robert Walton
James Robert Walton, age 70 of Franklin TN went home to be with the lord on Wednesday, August 2, 2017, surrounded by his loving family.
Jim was born in in Williamson Co., TN on October 16, 1946, son of the late Eugene & Sadie Walton
He was preceded in death by his sister, Janelle Baker Rogers.
Survivors include his loving wife of 47 years, Shirley Walton; children, Pam (Carl) Smith, Melissa Pierce Chaffin, Darrel (Paula) Pierce & Angie Walton; sisters, Katrean Porter & Emogene Wiley; grandchildren, Justin Smith, Hayden Smith, Madalyn Mitchell, Carson Chaffin, Amanda Pierce & Dale Pierce; great Grandchildren, Bryson Smith Brylee Smith, Wesley Smith, Kiley Smith, Addison Humphrey, Kane Mitchell & Kollin Mitchell; he also leaves behind several nieces & nephews and grand dog Bella.
The family will receive friends on Friday, August 4, 2017 from 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm at Williamson Memorial Funeral Home where a celebration of Jimbob’s life will be conducted at 1:00 pm on Saturday, August 5, 2017, with a visitation starting at 12:00 pm.
Pallbearers will be, Justin Smith, Hayden Smith, Carson Chaffin, Carl Smith, Punkin Porter, David Wiley, Darrel Pierce & J.C Knox.
Honorary pallbearers will be, Buckeye Holt, Dennis Hamilton, L.C. Reed, Jackie Ballard, Dennis Robbins, Roy Webb & Lightning Smithson.
Memorials may take the form of donations to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital or to a local A.A group of your choice in loving memory of James Robert Walton.