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Gordon E. Walters 1932-2011 Gordon E. Walters, 79, of Palm Coast, Fla., died Monday, November 7, 2011 at the Stuart Meyer Hospice House in Flagler Beach, Florida. Additionally, Mr. Walters lived in Plymouth/Duxbury, Mass. and previously was in Williamstown, for many decades. Mr. Walters was born April 8, 1932 in Newburyport, Mass., son of Robert Earl and Sadie Sutherland Walters. He was a graduate of Newburyport High School, Worcester Polytechnical Institute, and Harvard University. Mr. Walters is a member of the First Baptist Church in Duxbury Mass. and Hammock Community Church in Florida. Mr. Walters worked for E.I. Dupont de Nemours, Sprague Electric, Steinerfilm and A.D.TECH in a wide variety of responsibilities in engineering, technical sales and executive management as CEO, President, and Chairman of the Board in several of these firms. Most importantly, Gordon Walters was a steadfast servant of GOD who sang for decades in various choirs, taught Bible and Sunday School, volunteered for Salvation Army activities, served as a church deacon and elder and was always giving of his time, effort and money to many Christian charities and activities. Mr. Walters was an active athlete during his University years as a top swimmer and baseball pitcher and throughout his life was an avid golfer, tennis player, skier, and swimmer. He is survived by his loving wife the former Judith Lancaster whom he married in August 29, 1953. Additionally, he was a caring, loving father to three sons and two daughters, Glenn Walters (Ani) of Newport, R.I., Marie (Steve) Wulfing of Lebanon, Tenn., Duncan Walters of Plymouth, Mass., Mark (Kelly) Walters of Bethel, Maine and Pamela (Robert) White of Gloucester, Mass., and has one remaining sister, Muriel (Roger) Cummings of Newburyport, Mass. His life was further blessed and enriched by 16 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Besides his parents he was preceded in death by a sister, Marie Walters, and three brothers, Robert, Stanley and Harry Walters. MEMORIAL SERVICE: A memorial service will be held at the Hammock Community Church in Hammock, Florida on next Tuesday, Nov 15 at 11 a.m. with a second memorial service to be scheduled in June 2012 at the First Baptist Church in Duxbury, MA. There are no calling hours and the family would appreciate donations in his memory in lieu of flowers to be sent to either the Hammock Community Church or the First Baptist Church of Duxbury, Ma. Arrangements are being handled by Craig-Flagler Palms Funeral Home in Flagler Beach, FL.

Published in The Berkshire Eagle on Nov. 10, 2011
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