Johnny Joe Walton 72 of Ranger passed away on Thursday July 9, 2009 at his home. Services will be 10 AM Saturday July 11, 2009 at Edwards Funeral Home Chapel in Ranger, Texas. Burial will follow in Alameda Cemetery under the direction of Edwards Funeral Home in Ranger, Texas.
Johnny Joe was born on February 21, 1937 in Gorman, Texas to Dan Rogers and Ima (Tucker) Walton. He worked in early years as a custom plower and later until he retired as a cowboy for the Eastland and Ranger Sale Barns. Johnny Joe attended Leon River Cowboy Church.
Johnny Joe is survived by his brother Billy Walton and wife Patsy of Stephenville, nephews; Dr. William “Bill” Walton and wife Patsy, Gary Lee Walton and wife Gay, Kenneth Walton and Mark Alan Walton. Six great nieces and nephews and five great-great nieces and nephews.