Mr. Bob Walters, 77, of Dickerson Road, Elberton, husband of 55 years to Carol Gunter Walters, passed away on Tuesday, January 7, 2014, at Athens Regional Medical Center surrounded by his family.
Mr. Walters was born in Louisa, Kentucky on February 4, 1936, to the late Oliver Ashland Walters. He proudly served his country in the United States Air Force where he retired after 20 years of service. Bob was also a truck driver for Star Granite Company and Hillcrest Granite Company, and a member of Northside Baptist Church.
Left to cherish his memories are his wife, Carol Gunter Walters of the home; sons and their wives, Mike and Kathy Walters and James and Jan Walters, all of Elberton; six grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; sisters, Betty Quiroz of Yuma, California and Margaret Conn of Martin, Kentucky; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his father, he is preceded in death by his brother, Billy Walters.
Funeral services celebrating his life will be held Friday, January 10, at 4:00p.m. in the Memorial Chapel of Berry Funeral Home with the Reverend David McConnell officiating. Entombment will follow in Forest Hills Memorial Park Mausoleum. Full military honors will be provided by the U.S. Air Force. The family is at the home and will receive friends at Berry Funeral Home from 6:00-8:00p.m. on Thursday evening.
Flowers are optional and those desiring may make contributions in his memory to Northside Baptist Church Sanctuary Fund, 384 N. Oliver Street, Elberton, Georgia 30635 or to Gentiva Hospice, 855 Gaines School Road, Suite G, Athens, Georgia 30605-3131.
Share your stories and photos in Bob’s Book of Memories at www.berryfh.com.
Berry Funeral Home & Crematory, Elberton, is respectfully in charge of arrangements for Mr. Bob Walters.