Gary W. Walters
Gary W. Walters, 59, of Springfield, IL, died at 7:30 pm, Friday, June 13, 2014 at St. John’s Hospice. He was born October 25, 1954 in Springfield, to Billy and Dorothy Kelly Walters, Sr. He married Robyn Owens in 1977. His wife, father, one grandchild Cody and one sister Deborah Murray preceded him in death.
Survivors include four daughters Tara (Darin) Hennings of Moweaqua; Rachel (Jeramie) Freer of Irving; Ashley (Tim) Montgomery of Springfield; Tara (Clay) Carmichael of Marissa; six grandchildren Hali, Hannah, Andrew, Jillian, Dalton and Lauren; mother Dorothy Walters of Springfield; two sisters Barb (Jim) Langley of Cantrall; Trudy Burris of CA; three brothers Billy (Brenda) Walters; Kevin Walters both of Springfield; Roy (Debbie) Walters of Weaubleau, MO; several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Gary was a mechanic for City, Water, Light & Power. He enjoyed dirt track racing and owned Walters Engines.
Visitation: 4-7 pm, Tuesday June 17, 2014 at Staab Funeral Home.
Funeral Service: 10 am, Wednesday, June 18, 2014 at Staab Funeral Home with Pastor Bennie Fisher officiating.
Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery.
Memorial Contributions may be made to: Scleroderma Foundation 300 Rosewood Drive, Suite 105 Danvers, MA 01923