William Douglas “Doug” Welton, 76 years old of Russellville, AL. passed away December 30, 2021, at his residence.
Graveside service will be 10:00 am, Wednesday, January 5, 2022, at Franklin Memory Gardens with Bro. James McCullar officiating.
Doug was a member of the U. S. Army and also a member of the Masonic Lodge out of Idabel, Oklahoma.
He was born July 2, 1945, in Oklahoma to John and Myrtle Welton.
Doug was preceded in death by his parents; and his siblings, Herbert (Geraldine) Welton and Hubert (Rosie) Welton.
He is survived by his wife, Wynell Welton; his children, William Patrick (Tina) Welton, Paul Douglas (Gina) Welton, and Crystal Angela (Jared) Hamm; eight grandchildren, Nicolas Mahoney, Jessica Weeks, Katelyn Welton, Devin Welton, Victoria Welton, Alex Betts, Alyssa Betts, and Samantha Jo Welton; and one great grandson, Dakota Welton.
Pallbearers will be William Patrick Welton, Devin Welton, Alex Betts, Jared Hamm, Loyal Dean and Brian “Spanky” Shackelford.
Honorary Pallbearer will be Norman Holt.
The family would like to extend a special thanks to Comfort Care Hospice for their love and care of our father
Akins Funeral Home is assisting the family.
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