Richard E. "Dick" Walters

Born: Tue., Mar. 5, 1940
Died: Tue., May 20, 2014


10:00 AM to 1:00 PM, Fri., May 23, 2014
Location: Pulliam Funeral Home

Funeral Service

1:00 PM Fri., May 23, 2014
Location: Pulliam Funeral Home

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Mr. Richard E. “Dick” Walters, age 74, of Flat Rock, IL, died Tuesday May 20, 2014 at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana, IL, following several months of failing health.

Born March 5, 1940 in Sullivan, IN, he was the son of William Gene and Juanita (Lemmon) Walters.  On July 5, 1975 he married Linda J. (Snapp) and she survives.

Richard served in the US Navy; he worked for Great Southwest Oil and Star Energy.  He started as a Roustabout then advanced to Pumper and finally Operations Supervisor for Great Southwest Oil Company.  

Survivors include his wife, Linda J. Walters, Flat Rock, IL; mother, Mrs. Juanita Walters, Sullivan, IN; sons Greg Walters, Sullivan, IN; Stephen Walters, Sullivan, IN; daughters and son-in-law, Leslie Goodwin, Robinson, IL; Darla and Ronnie Butler, Palestine, IL; six grandchildren including Gregory Walters, Kelsey Nidey, Robinson, IL; Niklas Nidey, Robinson, IL; Jenna Correll and Grace Correll, Palestine, IL; two sisters, Jane and Ron Moreland, Sullivan, IN; Anita Sue McMahan, Prairie Creek, IN along with several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his father in 1960.

Funeral service will be Friday May 23, 2014 at 1:00 PM at Pulliam Funeral Home, Robinson, IL, with Pastor Lee Gurley officiating.  Visitation will be from 10:00 AM until time of services at 1:00 PM at Pulliam Funeral Home, Robinson, IL.  Burial will be in the Center Ridge Cemetery, Sullivan, IN with Military Graveside Rites provided by the Sullivan VFW.

Memorial donations may be made to the VFW Transportation Fund, VFW Post #4549, with envelopes available at the funeral home.

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Julie Gadeberg
   Posted Wed May 21, 2014
Darla, I am so sorry for your loss, please know that if there is anything you need please don't hesitate to ask. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Love you girl.

Brian & Becky Dart
   Posted Wed May 21, 2014
We are so sorry to hear about the loss of your Grandpa. You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers.

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