Leon Walters
1948 - 2020
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Leon (King Totch) Walters was born on January 13, 1948, in Macon County, Georgia, to the union of Danny and Bessie Walters. They eventually moved to Akron, Ohio where he attended Akron Public Schools; and was a graduate of South High School (The Big Blue Cavaliers) where he was inducted into the South High Football Hall of Fame. After Graduating he moved to New York City, where he lived for 17 years. He later relocated to Oakland California, where he met and married Candy Maryum Davis. Totch owned and operated Leon Walters Painting and Decorating for more than 35 years, he also worked for Kaiser Medical Center of Oakland. In 1981, he became a member of Shiloh Christian Fellowship where he was an active Deacon, children's youth leader, counselor and a part of the kitchen committee. Totch enjoyed riding his motor cycle, playing tennis, roller skating, and working out at the YMCA. He took his last ride on June 17, 2020. Leon was proceeded in death by his parents, Danny Walters and Bessie Walters; his brothers, EC Walters and JD Walters; and sister, Joyce Walters. Totch leaves to mourn his riding out, wife of 38 years, Candy Walters; his children: Shellaree Twitty, Shetoria (Richard) Bell, Connie ( Darrin) Henry, King Totch (Tiffany) Walters, Tasha (Darren) Wallace, Troy King, Divine Walters, Gabriel Walters, Rachel Walters and Roshan Davis; his stepmother, Gweenie Walters; loving siblings: Ivy Walters, Danny Walters, Estelle Walters, Deon Walters, James Walters, Carlos Mark Walters, Ted Walters, Daryl Walters and Debra Walters; 22 grandchildren and one great-grandchild; his devoted nieces, nephews, cousins and godchildren, along with his many dear friends, Garland (Butch) Paynther and Elizabeth (Sissy) Paynther. Memorial tribute will be held on Friday July 24, 2020 from 6 - 8 p.m. at Wilkinson Funeral Home 1158 S. Arlington St. Akron, OH 44306. To leave a special message for the family, visit www.wilkinsonfuneral.com.

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Published in Akron Beacon Journal on Jul. 23, 2020.
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