James Walters

James Walters, 75, of  Columbia, Ky. formerly of Crawfordsville, Ind. passed away Thursday, Jan. 4, 2018 at 6:15 p.m. at his home after several months illness.

He was born March 16, 1942 in Crawfordsville, Ind. the son of the late Lawrence and Louise Paddock Walters.

He was preceded in death by an infant daughter, Cynthia Walters.

He was a mechanic for Yellow Freight in Indianapolis, Ind. for 32 years.

Mr. Walters is survived by: his wife, Carolyn Sue Burton Walters of Columbia; one daughter, Teresa Perry and husband Mike of Carmel, Ind.; three sons, James Eric Walters and wife Starla of Crawfordsville, Ind., Richard Walters and wife Vivian of Sheridan, Ind., and Allen Walters and wife Shari of Indianapolis, Ind.; two step- children, Carolyn Jean Murphy and husband David, and Kenneth Wheeler and special friend Amanda Wethington, both of Columbia; one sister, Jessie Stewart of Crawfordsville, Ky.; eight grandchildren and seven great grandchildren survive and a host of other relatives and friends.

Funeral service was held Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. at the Porter Funeral Home, 315 W. Main Street, Jamestown, Ind.

Burial was in the New Ross Cemetery in New Ross, Ind.

Pallbearers were: David Murphy, Kenneth Wheeler, Mike Perry, Richard Walters, Eric Walters, Allen Walters, Gabriel Walters, and Tyler Wheeler.

Expressions of sympathy are suggested to Hosparus Green River, P.O. Box 4134 Campbellsville, Ky. 42719-9700 or may be left at the funeral home.

Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home in charge of funeral arrangements