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Walter Edward Skelton
DOD: Sept 7, 2014
Walter Edward Skelton
Funeral services for Walter Edward Skelton of Reform were held at 4 p.m. Sept. 10 at the Skelton Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Charles Herron officiating.
Mr. Skelton was born Oct. 31, 1943 in Tuscaloosa to the late Charles "Bud" Skelton and Ruth Anderson Skelton. He was a member of Zion Community Baptist Church, a retired employee of Kansas City Southern Railroad and a well-known resident of Pickens County. He was preceded in death by his parents and one sister, Charlotte Wolverton. He died Sept. 7, 2014 at Noland Hospital at the age of 70.
Survivors include his wife Barbara Prince Skelton; sons, Mike Skelton (Vickie) and Ricky Skelton (Natalie); sister Shelby Wolfong; and seven grandchildren, Tanner Skelton, Beth Skelton, Angel Abston, Airon Abston, Blane Skelton (Leslie), Caleb Skelton and Trinity Skelton.
Pallbearers were Blane Skelton, Tanner Skelton, Caleb Skelton, Airon Abston, Fred Lee and Billy Pritchett.
Honorary pallbearers were friends and neighbors and all of our camping friends that we enjoyed spending time with at the river.
Burial was in the Gordo City Cemetery with Skelton Funeral Home of Reform directing.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be made to Zion Community Baptist Church Building Fund, 8178 Hwy 159, Gordo, AL 35466 or the American Cancer Society , Mid-South Division, P.O. Box 59180, Homewood, AL 35259-9180.

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