Mr. Ray Drake “Dusty” Touchton, age 72 of Jacksonville, passed away Sunday, September 6, 2020. A Jacksonville native, he was born to the late Alonzo and Eloise Harrison Touchton and was a 1968 Baldwin High School graduate. Mr. Touchton was a decorated United States Army veteran having received three bronze stars and several other medals and commendations for his service in Vietnam. Upon return from service he became a firefighter and served twenty-five years at Cecil Field Air Station. Mr. Touchton was a member of New Mt. Zion Baptist Church and loved serving the Lord by volunteering at the church’s food bank. He was an avid fisherman, enjoyed camping, and was known to drive fast and “race” cars. He will be lovingly remembered and greatly missed by his family and friends. He is survived by his wife of fifty years: Glenda Wright Touchton; brother: Franklin “Gene” (Deborah) Touchton of Tennessee; sister: Sheri (Shawn) Young of Jacksonville; and numerous nieces, nephews, brothers and sisters-in-law, church family and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents. Funeral service with military honors will be held 11:30am, Friday, September 18, 2020 at Jacksonville National Cemetery with Reverend Gene Dillon officiating. Warren Funeral Services of Baldwin is honored to serve the Touchton family. Please leave condolences at www.warrenfuneralservices.com.
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