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Wayne Ray Walters

Wayne Ray Walters, 86, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2014, in Indianapolis. He was a resident of New Whiteland.

Wayne was  born June 13, 1928, in Rockville to Burtis R. and Frieda F. (Thomas) Walters.

He was a U.S. Army veteran. He was employed with National Cash Register for 44 years as a service representative, retiring in 1991.

Wayne was a member of the New Whiteland Volunteer Fire Department, where he served as chief for many years. He enjoyed woodworking and tinkering around the house.

He loved his family and spending time with them.

He is survived by five children, Carole Ann (Eugene) McClure of Whiteland, Mary Kathryn (Randall) Candler of Fishers, Wayne Edward (Pam) Walters of Texas, Peggy Lynn Walters of Greenwood and Gary Ray (Frances) Walters of Indianapolis; three sisters, Doris Strimbel, Marjorie Kimmel and Linda Hardin; a brother, Jerry “Butch” Walters; 11 grandchildren, Andrea Bledsoe, Nicholas and Blake Candler, Leann Anderson, John and Joshua McClure, Rachel Murray, and Matthew, Andrew, Michael, and Leah Walters; nine great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Virginia E. (Flesher) Walters; a son, Joseph Clark Walters; a brother, Jack Thomas; and a sister, Joann Overpeck.

A funeral service will be conducted at 3 p.m. Saturday at Jessen Funeral Home, Whiteland Chapel, 729 U.S. 31 North. Visitation will be from 1 p.m. until service time Saturday at the funeral home. Burial with military honors will be at Hurricane Cemetery near Franklin.

Information: 535-6880, jessenfuneralhome.com

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