September 20, 1951 - August 25, 2017
William “Bill” Jay Walters, 65 of Urbana, passed away, Friday, August 25, 2017 in the Ohio State Medical Center, Columbus, Ohio.
Bill was born September 20, 1951 in Urbana, Ohio and was a graduate of Urbana High School. He served his country in the United States Navy during the Vietnam Era. He retired after 31 years of service from Siemens. He was a member of the Episcopal Church of the Epiphany. His interests included hunting, archery, drag racing, camping, he was a life time member of the NRA and all OSU sport plus was an avid Green Bay Packers fan! Mostly, he loved spending time with his family especially his grandchildren.
Bill is survived by his wife Mary Ellen (Nicol) Walters and their children; daughter Selena Marie ( Zach ) Anderson and son William “Chad” (Natasha) Walters, grandchildren, Austin Anderson and William Walters, brothers; Garry Walters, Tony Walters , Chris Barr, Terry Barr and Grover G.(Angel) Walters II, sisters; Sabrina Taylor, Kelley Clark and Stephanie Gerber, sister and brother-in-law’s; Kathleen Nicol, Wayne (Jan) Nicol, Brian (Robbin) Nicol, several nieces, nephews, friends, including, special friends, Denis Carney & Mike Jackson.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Kathryn Ann (Miller) Barr and Grover Jay Walters and brothers, Michael D. and Larry Walters.
A gathering of family and friends will be held from 3-6 p.m. on Wednesday, August 30, 2017 in the VERNON FUNERAL HOME, Urbana, Ohio; Memorial services will follow at 6:00 p.m. with the Rev. Dr. Don Duford and Rev. Nancy Hardin officiating. The family request to wear your favorite sports team apparel.
Memorial contributions are requested to St. Jude Children’s Hospital, 501 St. Jude PL, Memphis, TN 38105-9959.
Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.vernonfh.com.