Daniel James Walton
(c) Houston Astros
Daniel James Walton was born July 14, 1947 to Joseph Wyatt Walton and Grace Fragale and passed away Wednesday, August 9, 2017 while doing what he loved, riding his motorcycle from Round Valley Golf Course in Morgan, Utah.
Danny had a wonderful life. He played professional baseball for 16 years. The teams he played for Yankees, Dodgers, Brewers, Twins, Mariners, Pilots, Astros and Rangers. Later he worked as a welder.
He was the happiest man with a great love for life and people. He was loud, funny and very affectionate. He had so many friends that loved to be in his company.
In 1983, Danny married Judy in Elko, Nevada. It was love at first sight for them and they were able to spend 34 wonderful years together.
Danny is survived by his wife, Judy, sisters, Charlene (Steve) Alzugaray, Marian (Larry) Kane, brother-in-law, Mick (Christine) Jungles, Brard (Dixie) Bailey, Lyle (Lisa) Bailey, and his children, Cody (Vicki) Walton, Amy Walton, Shelly Walton, Jason Polaro, Daniel Zahl, Bryan (Cassie) Roberts, and Brandon (Tonya) Robertson and nine grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents and one sister, Catherine May Walton and brother-in-law, Vaughn "Duck" Bailey.
Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, August 15, 2017 at the Huntsville Cemetery.