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Canfield Morris Walls

Canfield Morris Walls of West Chester Canfield Morris Walls, 62, passed on to eternal rest Saturday, May 17, 2014, at Life Care Neighborhood Hospice in West Chester. He was married for 37 years to Jeanne Marie Stevens Walls who preceded him in death in 2010. "Cope" or "Cobb" as he was known by many, was born to the late Canfield Morris "Heck" Walls Sr. and Reba Maxwell Smith Walls. He was educated in the West Chester public school system and graduated from Henderson High School, class of 1969 where he was an aspiring athlete. In his early years, he was brought up as a Christian in the Church of the Ascension in West Chester. Within his last years of his life he participated in prayers services at Cornerstone Christian Fellowship Church in West Chester, under the Pastorate of Dr. Robert Miller. At the age of 20 he began working for Texas Eastern Pipeline Company where he retired from in 2006. Canfield loved to travel, take trips to the casinos, work in his garden, walk his dog "Chewy" and be around his family. He is survived by his three daughters, Candaus Walls-Jandura, Tonya Walls, and Kerlynn Walls; and one son, Canfield "CJ" Morris Walls Jr., all of West Chester; three sisters, Betty Ann Garnett (West Chester), Dolores Lawrence (West Chester) and Reverend Suzanne Walls Kershaw (Philadelphia). He has one son-in-law, Albert Christopher Jandura (West Chester) and four grandchildren, Anaunda Walls, Jayden Riggs, Tionna Milbourne and Amare LaRue. He has many aunts, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews and cousins whom he loved dearly. A viewing will be held at 9 a.m. at Cornerstone Christian Fellowship Church, 426 West Gay Street in West Chester. Service will begin at 10 a.m. Interment will be at Philadelphia Memorial Park in Malvern. Uplifting Life Services arranged by DeBaptiste Funeral Homes, Inc. of West Chester and Bryn Mawr, www.DeBaptiste.com; 610-696-4812.
Published in The Daily Local on May 28, 2014
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