Grandpa has heart problems. Thinks he is going to die.
Did You Know?
Grandpa Walton is celebrating his 73rd birthday, and the year is 1935, which means he would have been born in 1862. However, after he dies his grave marker shows he was born in 1865. See more
[narration as John 'John Boy' Walton, Jr. reading from his journal
The spring of 1935 was a particularly good one on Waltons Mountain. Peach blossoms exploded in a pink mist and the mallards built their nest early along the Rockfish River. Spring's arrival was so magnificent that it left us unprepared for anything that might in any way deny the beauty of life.