He was a native of Richmond, Indiana and was a son of the late Paul and Barbara Anderson Walter. Mr. Walter was of the Baptist faith. He was a plumber and had owned and operated his plumbing business for many years. Mr. Walter enjoyed fishing, hunting and camping with his family, especially at RoanMountain State Park. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a brother, Michael Walter; his maternal grandparents, Paul and Betty Anderson; his mother-in-law, Beulah Watts and his step-father, Roy Necessary.
Survivors include his loving wife of 45 years, Pamela Loper Walter; a son, Jamey Walter of Johnson City; a sister, Rhonda Way and a brother, Scott Walter both of Johnson City; two grandchildren, Logan and Jayda Walter; a sister-in-law, Terri Bridges and husband, Mark; a brother-in-law, Glenn Loper and wife, Louise; nieces, Mary, Christy, Lemy and Paige; nephews, Brandon, Tony and Sam; special friends, Wayne Deakins, Jeff Miller, Jeff Mayes and Mike Dowdy; also several great-nieces and nephews.
A Celebration of Life service will be held and announced at a later date. Condolences may be made online at www.wadugger.com. Woodall-Anderson and Dugger Funeral Home, 108 W. Watauga Avenue, Johnson City is serving the Walter family. 423-928-2245