Edward (Eddie) C. Walters, Jr., a retired Tug boat Captain, passed away on Saturday, January 25, 2014 at the age of 78 years. Beloved husband of 50 years to Sylvia Sabella Walters. Father of Lisa Walters LaBiche (Shelby Sheppard), Scott C. Walters (JoAnn Rivers) and Todd M. Walters. Son of the late Odisteen May Walters and Edward Charles Walters. Brother of Thomas L. Walters and the late Mary Ann Walters Leaber and John E. Walters. Survived by grandchildren: Erika L. Brown, (Morgan) Brittany Walters, Tyler Walters, Nicholas Sheppard, (Kelly) Phillip Sheppard and Curtis Rivers. Also survived by great-grandchildren: Audrey Grace Lehmann, Banks Brown, Colton Sheppard, Wyatt Sheppard and Sophie Sheppard. Preceded in death by his nephew Gerard Leaber. Eddie was a member of the B.P.O. Elks Lodge 30, St. John Bosco Men's Club and Men's Book Club. Relatives and friends are invited to attend the Funeral Mass at LAKE LAWN METAIRIE FUNERAL HOME, 5100 Pontchartrain Blvd., New Orleans, LA 70124 on Wednesday, February 5, 2014 at 1:00 PM. Visitation will begin at 11:00 AM. Please visit and sign the family guestbook at www.lakelawnmetairie.com.
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Published in The New Orleans Advocate from Jan. 31 to Feb. 5, 2014