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Earl Richard Walters

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EARL RICHARD WALTERS, 79, FORMERLY OF POTTSTOWN Earl Richard Walters, 79, formerly of Pottstown, died on Sunday, August 11, 2013 at the Berkshire Center, Exeter Twp., PA. He was the husband of the late Nancy Louise (Metz) Walters, with whom he shared 52 years of marriage. Born in Pottstown, Earl was the son of the late Paul and Edna (Shafer) Walters. Earl served in the Army from 1956 to 1958. He later worked as a lead man at Superior Tube, for over 39 years. A past member of the German Club, he enjoyed a variety of sports, working on his car, and in the garden. Earl enjoyed spending time with his family, especially the grandchildren. Survivors include his son, Timothy M. Walters and his, wife Tammy of Mohnton, PA; daughter, Joan M. (Walters) Ellis and her husband, Ron of Virginia Beach, VA; daughter-in-law, Barbara Walters Shunk of Marysville, PA; sister, Ruth Pogwist, and six grandchildren, Timothy Walters Jr., Richard Walters, Charles O'Neill, Coleman Ellis, Michael Walters and Nathan Ellis. In addition to his parents and wife, Earl is preceded in death by his son, Earl Richard Walters Jr.; sister, Doris Bock, and his brothers, Paul and Donald Walters. Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. on Thursday, August 15, 2013 at the Houck & Gofus Funeral Home, 955 N. Charlotte St., Pottstown, PA. Interment will be in Highland Memorial Park, Pottstown. Friends may call after 10 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.houckgofusfuneralhomeinc.com

Published in The Mercury on Aug. 13, 2013
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