Obituary for Thomas Walters


Thomas Walters

Thomas Walters, age 91, of Pierceton, Indiana, passed away surrounded by his family on Saturday, April 17, 2021 at 10:40 p.m. in Kosciusko Community Hospital. Thomas was born February 24, 1930 in Louisa, Kentucky to Thomas Fleming and Essilona (Mosley) Walters. He was united in marriage to Malta Sue George on July 6, 1981 in Clintwood, Virginia.

He was employed for 25 years for Kimble Glass, retiring in 1992, where he assisted in the setting up of making glass vials for medications.  He was a member of the Harvest Community Church, Pierceton. Thomas was known as the self-described Mayor of Pierceton, which always brought smiles to people’s faces. He loved his little chihuahua “Taco”. He was an avid Kentucky Wildcats Basketball fan.

Thomas is survived by his wife, Malta Sue Walters, of Pierceton; children, Thomas (Susan) Walters Jr., Palestine, Patricia Conn, Martin, KY, Deborah (Jack) Walker, Huntertown, IN, Jeff (Annette) Walters, Winona Lake, Tammy Rex, Argos, Mike Walters, Palestine, Cindy (Stan) Curry, Emma, KY, Betty (Jerry) Henline, Warsaw, Sharon (Doug) Slusher, Pierceton, Harold (Rose) Walters, Kalamazoo, MI, and Charlie (Christy) Walters, Larwill. In addition, he is survived by a sister, Jaunita Goble, of Emma, KY, 23 grandchildren and 24 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by sons-in-law, Burl Conn and Joe Rex, siblings, Edgel, Opal, Ashland, Wyman, Jack, and Julia Walters.

A visitation will be from 10:00 a.m. to 12 Noon on Wednesday, April 21, 2021 at Harvest Community Church, Pierceton. A funeral service will follow immediately at 12 Noon at the church with Pastor Glenn Hall officiating. Interment will follow in Hillcrest Cemetery, Pierceton. McHatton-Sadler Funeral Chapel is entrusted with all arrangements for the family.

Memorial donations may be made to

Harvest Community Church -512 S. 7th St., Pierceton, IN 46562

 

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