John "Papa Doc" Walton
1929 - 2016
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WALTON, John "Papa Doc" Dr. John Andrew Walton went to be with his Heavenly Father on the morning of Monday, October 24, 2016, at the age of 87 in Rockwall, Texas. He was born on June 29, 1929, in Port Arthur, Texas to Charles and Eva Walton. John has two siblings, the late Henry, and Mary Scott. John and his wife, Shirley, celebrated 62 years of marriage on October 2, 2016. They have four children; Chuck and his wife, Ann, Jim and his wife, Rhonda, Sue and Teri. He has 12 grandchildren; Kelly and her husband, Kevin, Kristen, Laurie and her husband, William, Steven and his wife, Ashley, John Michael and his wife, Kristin, Daniel, Benjamin, Katherine, Andrew, Charles, Sean, and Bryan. He also has 8 great-grandchildren; Grace, Parker, Cooper, Collin, Taylor, Hunter, Hayes, and Hallie. John served in the United States Army in WW II as a Medical Corps. Following his service to our country, he attended medical school at Kansas City College of Osteopathic Medicine. He spent his medical career of over 40 years working in family practices in both Dallas and El Paso, Texas. He has been a lifelong member of the El Maida Shrine Temple and Scottish Rite Temple. John participated in countless medical missions.John is preceded in death by his parents, Charles and Eva, his brother Henry. The family will receive friends on Thursday, October 27,2016 from 6PM-8PM at Restland Funeral Home, Funeral Services will be held on Friday, October 28, 2016, at 2:30 PM in The Memorial Chapel at Restland Funeral Home.

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Published in Dallas Morning News on Oct. 26, 2016.
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January 29, 2017
Our family admired John..whom we lovingly called "Sonny Boy." I last saw him at my father's, Birch Haselden's, funeral, and he was still full of the inspiration and good spirit that I always remembered. I just found out the he passed away, and my thoughts and prayers are with the family. My mother is Gloria Nessour Haselden, and she is 90 now. She always loved Sonny Boy and has always bragged about his numerous accomplishments. He will be missed dearly.
Marsha Haselsen Molden
October 27, 2016
Jim, Rhonda, and boys, All our love and prayers. We're so sorry for your loss. David and Margo
October 26, 2016
Troy Suggs
October 26, 2016
The Dallas County Medical Society, its Board of Directors, members and staff express to you our deepest sympathy in the recent loss of your father, Dr. John Walton. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.


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