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John Mchael Walton

July 16, 1956 - October 14, 2017

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made in his name to Samaritan Evergreen Hospice for Callie Fund.

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John Michael Walton, 61, of Sweet Home passed away Saturday. He was born in Roseburg to Margaret L. (Tucker) and Harold “Zeke” E. Walton.

He lived in Roseburg until 1961, then moved to Florence and lived there for 26 years. In 1987, he moved to Bend for several years and came to Sweet Home in 2004.

John was an Oregon State Park employee. He was a long haul trucker, a transportation manager at Mt. Bachelor, and, most recently, a driver for the Linn Shuttle service.

He loved to fly fish, travel, and camp. He enjoyed watching NASCAR and NHRA racing. He was a big Dallas Cowboy fan.

John is survived by his sister, Patricia Walton, of Sweet Home; brother Mark and his wife, Kathy Walton, of Bend; step-daughters Leah Elmquist and Haley Cabral of Bend; and many cousins, nieces, and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles, and cousins.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made in his name to Samaritan Evergreen Hospice for Callie Fund.

Sweet Home Funeral Chapel is handling arrangements.