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Waymon L Appleton

October 10, 1940 ~ June 15, 2020 (age 79)

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Graveside Funeral service and Interment for Waymon Appleton, 79, will be Thursday, June 18, 2020 at 1:00 PM at  Herring Cemetery with Bro. Charles Shaddix and Bro. Clayton Speed officiating and Peck Funeral Home directing. Visitation will be Thursday, June 18, 2020 from 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM at The Pavilion at Herring Cemetery. 

Mr. Appleton died on Monday, June 15, 2020 at UAB Hospital, Birmingham.  He was born October 10, 1940, in Lawrence County to Hildred  Leon Appleton and Madge Adaline Bynum Appleton.  

He was proud to have had the gift of 8.5 years of life with his Left Ventricular Assist Device and the support of UAB Cardiology. He worked in finance before becoming the owner of Apples Florist, prior to his retirement. As a member of First Baptist Church of Hartselle, he was very active in serving as a deacon and in many other capacities. He loved his Sunday school classes.  He enjoyed music, gardening, bee-keeping, woodworking and collecting skillets. He was also an avid Alabama basketball Fan.  

Preceding him in death were his parents, two brothers: Dalton and Brinson Appleton and a son-in-law: Nathan Cunningham. 

Survivors include   

his Wife - Dianna Appleton

Son - John Appleton and his wife -Elizabeth

Daughter - Aprill Cunningham

Pallbearers will be Doyle Landers, Pete McClellan, Ronald Britnell, Tommy Halbrooks, Bob Jaques, Leroy Hogan, Henry Griffith and Frank Ellis.      

Honorary Pallbearers will be George Knight/Frank Ellis Sunday School Class, Charles Rodgers, Wayne White and Terry Steele.     

Peck Funeral Home                   
1600 Hwy 31 SW
P.O. Box 427
Hartselle, AL  35640
256.773.2543 (Fax)

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June 18, 2020

11:30 AM to 1:00 PM
Graveside at Herring Cemetery
Nanceford Road
Hartselle, Al 35640

Funeral Service
June 18, 2020

1:00 PM
Graveside at Herring Cemetery
Nanceford Road
Hartselle, Al 35640

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