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Clarence (Jap) Walters

Thursday, June 17, 2010

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Clarence (Jap) Walters, 93, of Jefferson Township, Owen County, passed away at 2:35 a.m. on Thursday, June 17, 2010 at Owen Valley Health Campus in Spencer.

He was born Aug. 7, 1916 in Jefferson Township, Owen County, to Joel Oscar and Minnie Mae (Rankin) Walters.

Clarence was a bulldozer operator in the coal mines in the area and he operated a small farm in the Arney area with the help of his sons, he was a faithful member of Antioch Christian Church, also member of Masonic Lodge and Scottish Rite.

He is survived by three sons, Dean (Betty) Walters, Wanamaker; Steve (Norma) Walters, New Port Ritchey, Florida; Keith (Pat) Walters, Freedom; daughter-in-law, Marilyn Walters, Worthington; 10 grandchildren, 10 great grandchildren and a great great grandson; two sister-in-laws, Virginia Gordon and Lucy Walters, several nieces and nephews and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents, his loving wife of 62 years, Helen L. (Smith) Walters, May 13, 1998; one son Carroll Walters; three brothers, Hughie, Bert, James Walters, and sister Mary Ellen Walters.

Funeral service at Welch & Cornett Funeral Home in Worthington at 11 a.m. on Monday, June 21, 2010, with Chris Gehring and Bret Eaton officiating.

Friends may call at Welch & Cornett at 3 to 8 p.m. on Sunday, 9 a.m. Monday until the time of service.

Burial will be in Worthington Cemetery.

Memorials may be given to Antioch Christian Church.

Online condolences for the family can be made at welchcornett.com .