He was born to Otis and Bernice Walters on April 13, 1941, in Goliad County, Texas. He was a member of Grace Lutheran Church of Mathis and Mathis Masonic Lodge No. 1133. He was the Maintenance Supervisor for the Mathis Independent School District for 28 years, a Mathis Police Deputy, and a member of the Mathis Volunteer Fire Department.
He is survived by his wife of 48 years, Fay (Metting) Walters of Mathis; two daughters, Michele (Kenney) McGee of Mathis and Julie (Danny) Nelson of Goliad, Texas; one son, Steve (Joy) Walters of George West, Texas; one brother, Willis Don Walters of Yorktown, Texas; and four grandchildren, Ashley McGee, Brandon Nelson, Joshua Walters and Zachary Nelson. He was also survived by his once daughter-in-law, Lorie Walters of Mathis and also by his precious faithful companion, Princess.
He was preceded in death by his Mom and Dad, and his parents-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Willie Metting.
Visitation began on Friday, January 9, 2009, at 2:00 p.m. with the family present between 6-8 p.m. at Dobie Funeral Home Chapel. Funeral services were held on Saturday, January 10, 2009, at 2:00 p.m. at Dobie Funeral Home Chapel. Interment followed in Cenizo HIll Cemetery in Mathis.
Donations, in lieu of flowers, may be made to Grace Lutheran Church of Mathis.
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