Lonnie served in the US Navy and was a member of the American Legion Post #22 of Linton, Ind. He was employed with the railroad, as well as a contractor and a handyman.
Survivors include his son: Martin Walters of Greene County; two daughters: Kara Walters of Sullivan, Julie (David) Richardson of Sullivan; step-children, Jeff Neal of Vincennes, Ind., Julie (Paul) Morrison of Waynetown, Ind., and Jennifer (Tommy) Thompson of Sandborn; sixteen grandchildren: Jeremiah, Sierra, Kiarra, Te'Airra, Jalen, Jaden, Braden, Gabriella, Iszabella Walters, Jacob and Cody Francis, Casey Neal, Dalton, Taylor, Noah and Gunner Thompson; and three-great-grandchildren; brothers: Teddy Walters of Chiefland, Fla. and Thomas Walters of Dugger, Ind.; sisters: Nancy (Gerald) Ammerman of Farmersville, Texas, and Rose Walters of St. Pete Beach, Fla.
Lonnie was preceded in death by his parents; long-time companion Patricia Neal; brother Paul Walters and two grandchildren, Elijah and Darrious Walters.
The family has requested that in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions be made to the funeral home in remembrance of Lonnie. Envelopes will be available at the cemetery.
A Committal service will be held at the Sandborn Cemetery on Wednesday May 9, 2012 at 10 a.m.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Anderson-Poindexter Memory Chapel of Linton.
Online condolences may be sent to www.andersonpoindexter.com