He graduated from Malvern in 1954 and was a US Army Veteran. He was a longtime dairy farmer and had worked as a carrier for the Minerva Post Office, Good Roads Machinery and retired GBS in Malvern. He had also been a volunteer firefighter in the Sandra Park Fire Dept. in New Mexico. He is a member of the Pleasant Grove United Methodist Church.
He is preceded in death by a wife, Elma (Stevenson) Felton, who died in 2004; a son, Brian Felton and a sister, Esther Albright.
He is survived by 2 daughters, Beverly (David) Bonnell of Minerva and Camille Felton (Alex Menke) of Canton; 2 sons, Steve Felton of Minerva and Russell Felton of Taos, New Mexico; 2 sisters, Marlene (Bob) Crowl of Malvern and Patricia (David) Fox of Opelika, AL; 4 grandchildren, Zack (Emily) Felton, Gabe (Allison) Felton, Nick Hayden, and Janice Homan and 2 great grandchildren.
Due to current concerns of the coronavirus, private funeral services will be held at Gotschall-Hutchison Funeral Home with Rev. John Carpenter officiating. Burial will be in Pleasant Grove Cemetery. A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date. Those wishing to send condolences may sign the online register at www.gotschallfuneralhome.com.