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Obituary for Daniel "Dan" Baxter Felton Jr.

Daniel "Dan" Baxter Felton, age 74 passed away on Wednesday, August 17, 2022.

He was born January 12, 1948 in Van Buren County, TN to Daniel Baxter "Brack" and Charlene Passons Felton.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister, Judith "Judy" Kirby.

He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Dortha (Dot) Bain Felton of Sparta, TN; son, Terry (Amanda) Felton of Dallastown, PA; 5 grandchildren, Micah, Hannah, Caleb, Elijah, and Josiah; 3 sisters, Linda (Ray) Carte of Siloam Springs, AR, Peggie (Mike) Dodson of Sparta, TN, and Reba (Darrell) Slatten of Sparta, TN; brother-in-law, Earl Kirby of Spencer, TN; brother, Chris (Shelia) Felton of Sparta, TN; 11 nieces and nephews and 15 great-nieces and great-nephews.

He was a life-long farmer. He served on the USDA board and along with his brother, Chris, was the 2003 White County Soil Conservation Farmer of the year.

He was a member of Gum Springs Baptist since 1963. He loved his family; he was like a father to his siblings and a gentle giant with his nieces, nephews, and grandchildren. He was a good friend to many and will be greatly missed.

Funeral Services will be held at 2:00 PM on Saturday, August 20, 2022 at Gum Springs Baptist Church with Bo Hendrix officiating. Burial will follow in Shady Grove Cemetery. The family will welcome friends on Saturday from 10:00 AM until time of the service at the church.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Gum Springs Baptist Church or to White County Library.

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