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John Charles Walters, Sr.

Died: 2/1/2011

Mr. John Charles Walters, Sr., age 60, of New Castle, DE, died on Tuesday, February 1, 2011.

Born in Darby, PA, on August 22, 1950, Mr. Walters was the son of Mary (Schlesselman) Walters and the late John Walters. He made his career with Stroehmann Bakeries, working as a professional delivery route salesman and driver for over 30 years.

Well known for his friendly, engaging manner, Mr. Walters made many close friends wherever he went throughout his life. He genuinely enjoyed talking to people and was always willing to help anyone in need. A devoted family man above all else, he particularly delighted in spending time with his beloved grandchildren.

Mr. Walters was also greatly interested in all types of cars. He was preceded in death by his life partner, Richard A. Rick Basher, Jr. In addition to his mother, he is survived by his son, John Walters, Jr. (Jennifer); daughter, Jennifer Marie Walters; brother, Greg Walters; sisters, Kathy Walters, Janet Walters, and Anita Rickards (Doug); and grandchildren, Kayla, Niya, Donovan, and Dominic.

A funeral service will be held at 7 pm on Monday, February 7th, at the Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle, where visitation will begin at 5 pm.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in memory of Mr. Walters may be made to the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA), 455 Stanton-Christiana Road, Newark, DE 19713 or to the American Cancer Society, 92 Reads Way, Ste. 205, New Castle, DE 19720.

To sign guest book, visit SPICER-MULLIKIN FUNERAL HOMES & CREMATORY 302-328-2213

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