Mark Robert Felton
Fifty-nine-year-old Independence resident Mark Robert Felton passed away in Reno at Renown Medical Center on Dec. 18, 2012.
Mark is survived by his wife of 39 years, Peggy Lee Felton and his three children, Faith and husband, Robert Mcalister, CK and his fiance, Tracy Mike and his youngest son, Charles. Also his five grandchildren, Marky and Michael Mcalister, Robert Hunter “Bubba” and Braydyn and Colton Felton. He had two siblings, Dennis Felton who lives in Ventura and Laurie Lindsey that lives in St. Johns, Ariz.
Mark was born Jan. 21, 1953 in Ventura to Robert Kieth Felton and Jean Margret Jump. Mark worked for D.W.P. until he retired in May of 2012. He was also a dedicated fire chief and part of the Independence Volunteer Fire Department for 40 years.
On the weekends and any other free time that he had, he enjoyed playing golf, building and flying model airplanes, driving r/c trucks with his youngest son Charles and his grandsons Marky and Michael and son-in-law Robert.
A celebration of life and deep pit barbecue for Mark Felton will be held from 1-5 p.m. March 9 at the Owens Valley School Multi-purpose room. It will be a potluck so please bring your favorite dish to share. Desserts, drinks and utensils will be provided.
In lieu of flowers we would like everyone to send your donations to the Independence Volunteer Fire Department, Drawer B, Independence, CA, 93526 or to Parkers Platoon, 518 Wilcox St., Castle Rock CO, 80104. Parkers Platoon is a nonprofit organization put on by Mark’s nephew, Scott Parker, to help the wounded soldiers with PTSD.
We love you PAPA, you will always be in our hearts, we will never forget you.
– from your loving family