Edward J. “Jack” Walters, 73, of Vickery, died Saturday, Aug. 17, 2013, in his residence, with his family by his side.
He was born July 28, 1940, in Toledo, Ohio, the son of Edward J. and Helen L. (Mason) Walters. On Aug. 16, 1988, he married Fannie L. Bowyer, and she survives.
Jack was a diesel mechanic working for Signal Delivery in Findlay for over 35 years, (formerly Fruit Belt) maintaining the fleet of trucks for Whirlpool in Clyde. He retired in November of 1993. He was a member of the Athletic Club in Sandusky. He enjoyed hunting and fishing, but most of all, he loved to smoke meats and fish. He often volunteered for special events by having chicken barbeques at the firehouse in Whites Landing.
Survivors include his wife, Fannie; former wife, Emma Dell Robinson of Fostoria; son, James E. Walters (Jennifer) of Findlay; daughters, Virginia “Dee Dee” L. (Herb) Conn of Upper Sandusky; Jacqueline “Jackie” S. Walters (Allan) of Mexico, Ohio; Melissa A. (Keith) Kauble of Wharton, Ohio; step-children, Stacy R. (Pete) Thebeau, Robert D. (Erlina) Bay, and Cheri L. (Gene) Arnold, all of Missouri; grandchildren, Shae Culver, Sami Conn, Heather Frey, Kellie Smarr, Laci Martinez, Mitch Crawford, Ashley Toth, Ross E. Bay, Candice Thebeau, Peter Thebeau, Christin A. Thebeau, Matthew Bay, Justin Arnold, Isaiah Arnold, Dustin Bay, Tyler Bay; great-grandchildren, Blake Culver, Ava Culver, Ellie O’Flaherty, Ethan Smarr, Averie Smarr, Maximus Martinez, Kya Martinez, Oliver Toth, Shiloh Toth, Aubrey Thebeau, Noah Thebeau; and sister-in-law, Lillian Walters of Fremont.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and brother, James R. Walters.
Per Jack’s wishes, there will be no visitation or services as cremation has taken place.
Memorial contributions may be made to Stein Hospice, 1200 Sycamore Line, Sandusky, OH 44870.
Condolences may be expressed at neideckerleveckcrosser.com. The Neidecker, LeVeck & Crosser Funeral Home, Port Clinton Chapel, is assisting the family with arrangements.