Tyson Joe Walton

Born: Thu., Sep. 8, 1994
Died: Tue., Sep. 9, 2014


1:00 PM to 7:00 PM, Tue., Sep. 16, 2014
Location: Burns Mortuary

Graveside Service

1:00 PM Wed., Sep. 17, 2014
Location: Pilot Rock Cemetery

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Tyson Joe Walton

September 8, 1994 – September 9, 2014


Tyson Joe Walton was born to Heather Stahl and Billy Walton, September 8, 1994, in Pendleton, Oregon.  He died September 9, 2014, in Pendleton, Oregon. 

In July of 1996 he moved with his father to Unity, Oregon, where he came to know and love Jennifer Bartlett as his mom.  And she loved and raised him as her own child.

Tyson spent his early years in Meacham, Oregon.  Tyson and his brothers would spend hours playing in the woods exploring old home sites, building forts, chasing cows and just having great adventures. 

Tyson was never afraid of hard work.  Always ready to jump in and help when needed, he had a heart of gold.  He would help anyone in need whether it be a place to stay, clothes or food.  He always tried to stand up for what he thought was right.

In 2011 he moved to Baker City, Oregon, and lived with his foster parents Debbie and Woody Kellogg, who loved him as one of their own children. 

Tyson excelled academically and in sports.  He loved to play football, wrestling and track.  He went and placed in the top four at state his senior year in all three sports, taking 1st place for the 4A Football Championship.  He also worked for Safeway while attending school.

In December 2013 he moved back to Pendleton to be with his family.

Tyson loved to spend time up at Meacham.  He loved to camp, fish and be in the outdoors.  Tyson was known for his big, happy smile and outgoing personality.  He was the greatest big brother ever. 

Tyson is preceded in death by his grandfather Charles Bartlett, grandparents Robert and Mary Walton, great-grandparents Jim and Janet Botts.  He is survived by his mom, brothers: Billy Jr., Zane and Weylin Walton of Pendleton, Brendan Eagle of Arkansas, Anthony Precourt of La Grande, sisters: Cady Walton of Pendleton, and Sahara and Destiny Stahl of Arkansas, grandparents Joe and Carol Portley of Adams, numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and friends who loved him.

Viewing will be held Tuesday, September 16, 2014, from 1:00 PM to 7:00 PM, at Burns Mortuary of Pendleton.  A Graveside Service will be held Wednesday, September 17, 2014, at 1:00 PM, at the Pilot Rock Cemetery in Pilot Rock.  Sign the online condolence book at www.burnsmortuary.com  Burns Mortuary of Pendleton is handling arrangements. 

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Woody and Debbie Kellogg
   Posted Wed September 10, 2014
Tyson, you made a special spot in my heat for you, you will always be my son not just a foster son. We love and miss you

shari an larry godes
   Posted Wed September 10, 2014
Tyson you were part of our big family you will always be part of the family and you will be missed

Billy J Sr. & Paulette H. Walton
   Posted Wed September 10, 2014

Walter and Christina Wood, Lillian "Tagg" Wood
   Posted Wed September 10, 2014
So sorry for your loss. Please except our heartfelt condolences on the loss of such a young man.

Kathy Needham-Dunleavy
   Posted Wed September 10, 2014
My heart goes out to Debbie and Woody Kellogg, I know they loved you like a son. I didn't know you, but from what I hear, heaven has a special angel. Condolences goes to all of your family.

Randy & Janet Propeck
   Posted Wed September 10, 2014
Tyson, you touched our hearts when you were just a very young boy along with your brothers, Joey and Zane while you lived with us as your foster parents. Our condolences to your family. We have many wonderful memories of you boys during Christmas one year. Hugs from our family to yours.

The Gill Family
   Posted Thu September 11, 2014
Tyson, You and your Family were always like a Second Family to Myself and Brandon and you will be Missed. Thank You so much for always watching out and sticking up for my son, you will have a Special place in our Heart Always! We Love You!!

Karen Karney-Hayden
   Posted Thu September 11, 2014
Tyson I hope you really know how special you were, you touch so many people lives in our small town of BakerCity, Or. God gave you a gift to share while you were here with us. Now God has bigger and better things going on for you.
You will be missed.

Randy and Barb Ruhlman
   Posted Fri September 12, 2014
To Woody and Debbie, sorry for your loss, the last few years have been tough but your love for the Tyson was not lost. He will now become some lost child's angel back here on earth and hold out a helping hand.

tami wyatt jennifer davis
   Posted Sat September 13, 2014
Tyson you will be truly missed and loved by so many. my heart and prayers go out to the family.

karen williams
   Posted Sun September 14, 2014
prayers to the families - no family should have to bury a child my heart goes out to all of you

Annette Hoeft
   Posted Mon September 15, 2014
So hard to lose a loved one, especially a child. May your family be surrounded with love and support during this difficult time.

Patty DeGrofft
   Posted Mon September 15, 2014
Jennifer and family-I am so very sorry for the death of Tyson. You are in the thoughts and prayers of so many. Wishing you strength at this painful time.

Jeanne Swartout
   Posted Wed September 17, 2014
Tyson was known and loved as a child of Meacham. Leroy and I along with Jan Caldwell and Donna and Wayne McEntire send our condolences and prayers. He will be missed and remembered here on the mountain.

eleventh hour warrior
   Posted Fri September 19, 2014
We are so sorry for your loss. You are in our hearts and prayers.

   Posted Tue September 23, 2014
My sincere condolences to Tyson's loved ones. May Jehovah God comfort them in their time of need. Revelation 21:4-5; jw.org

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