Mike Walton was born & raised in Ozona, FL. Mike has always been a huge part of this fishing community. Fishing in local water all his life, he would never imagine something like this striking him and his family.
Just this past weekend Mike went fishing with a few friends and contracted a life threatening "flesh eating bacteria" that spread into his hand and arm. This is a very rare bacteria that has only effected 30 people historically in a state of Florida. Within 24 hours Mike was admitted to Tampa General Hospital. Doctors had informed him that it was spreading fast and he might loose his arm. Later into Monday & Tuesday after completely opening and cleaning all the tissue in his hand and arm doctors remain uncertain if they can save his arm or make it as functional as before.
Mike is a sole-provider for his family: daughter, elderly mother & father and disable sister. He works a physically demanding job as a mason, and during recovery time he won't be able to work.
As a community supporter we at Ozona Fish Camp are asking all of you to come together and support and share this fundraising account to help Mike cover his medical and recovery expenses.
This campaign is supported by:
Ozona Fish Camp
286 Shore Drive, Palm Harbor, FL 34683