Leroy Walters(1917 - 2014)

LEROY WALTERS Leroy Walters, 97, passed away March 29, 2014, in Sacramento. He was born, one of 15 children to Frank and Emma Walters on March 14, 1917 in Pine Bluff, Arkansas. Leroy is survived by a sister Arlean Gray; daughter Marion L. Moore; granddaughters Patricia and Cecelia all from Sacramento; foster children Eric, Jerome, Lonnie and Royal all of Oakland and many nieces and nephews. In 1940, Leroy married Anna Marie Avery and in 1942 he married his second wife Rosie Cunningham. They lived in Oakland for 50 years. Leroy served in the U.S. Army during WWII . A Visitation will be held at Scheer Memorial Chapel, 2410 Foothill Blvd, Oroville, CA on Tuesday, April 8, 2014, 4:00 to 8:00 P.M. and a funeral service the following day Wed., April 9, 2014 at 1:00 P.M. Following the service Leroy will be laid to rest next to Rosie Walters at Memorial Park in Oroville.

Funeral Home

Scheer Memorial Chapel
2410 Foothill Boulevard Oroville, CA 95966
(530) 533-5255

Published in Chico Enterprise-Record on Apr. 6, 2014