— Memorial service for Donald Gene (Duck) Alton will be Saturday, July 6, at Big Creek Cemetery in Big Creek, Mo.
Donald passed away Sunday, June 17, 2013, at a Mineral Wells nursing center after a long battle with cancer. He was born Oct. 19, 1955, to Charles (Bill) and Mary (Betty) Alton in Houston, Mo.
Donald is survived by his father and stepmother, Bill and Evelyn Alton, of Summersville, Mo.; two sons, Lance and Jeff Alton, of Mountain View, Mo.; daughter and son-in-law, Dawn and Daniel Cooper, of Mountain View, Mo.; and daughter and son-in-law, Carli and Shawn Robertson, of Summersville, Mo.
He is also survived by brother and sister-in-law, Michael and Deanna Alton, of Weatherford, Texas; brother and sister-in-law, Willy and Doris Alton, of Mineral Wells; sister and brother-in-law, Carla and Billy Burks Sr., of Mineral Wells; and sister Melissa Holder.
Other survivors include four grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Mary Alton, in 1999.
Donald graduated from Graford High School in 1974.