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Sunday, June 25, 2023
3:00 - 5:00pm (Central time)
Monday, June 26, 2023
10:00 - 11:00am (Central time)
A graveside service for Alton Gene Weldon, 89, will be held on Monday, June 26, 2023 at 10:00 a.m. at Mt. Carmel Cemetery in Florien, Louisiana. A visitation will be held Sunday, June 25, 2023 from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. at Rose-Neath Funeral Home, 2500 Southside Dr., Shreveport, Louisiana Officiating the service will be Brother Richard Kaufman.
Alton was born on May 30, 1934 in Florien, Louisiana to A.G. and Jo Weldon and passed away on Friday, June 23, 2023 in Shreveport.
Alton was a resident of Shreveport and spent his career as a truck driver for various companies his entire life. He was a graduate of Northwestern State University. He loved airplanes and everything to do with aviation. He was married to the love of his life for 62 years, Amelia Pickett Weldon. He loved spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren.
Alton is preceded in death by his parents, A.G. and Jo Weldon; and sister, Betty Brasher. Left to cherish his memory is his wife, Amelia Pickett Weldon; children, Debra Jones and husband, Jeff, and Danny Weldon; grandchildren, Megan Hunt and husband, Aaron and Peyton Williamson and husband, Brentt; brother, Bill Weldon; brother-in-law, Billy Brasher; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Serving as honorary pallbearers will be Bill Weldon, Danny Weldon, and Billy Brasher.
The family suggests, in lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, Tennessee 38105.