Darrell Duane Walters was born to Clifford and Evalue Flick Walters on Jan. 15, 1944 in Gary and passed from this life Nov. 8, 2019 at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Lafayette to a brain aneurysm.
Mr. Walters graduated from Lew Wallace High School in Gary then served in the United States Air Force. He retired from years of work at the US Steel Mills in Gary.
He and his wife, Patricia LaPlant Walters, moved to Crawfordsville where many of the Walters family members lived. He was a devoted son, husband, brother, uncle, step-father and friend. He was loved by many and will be missed by family and friends.
Preceding in him death are his parents, infant brother Clifford Gordon Walters and sister Rita Darlene Terry.
Survivors include his wife pat and sisters Louanna Walters (Phyllis Gordon) of Campbell hall, N.Y. and Denise W. Moore of Central Square, N.Y.; many nieces, nephews and stepchildren. Many of their children thought of him as a father, mentor, uncle and grandpa; Additional survivors include his stepchildren, Deborah Ann Bailey, Lynna Marie Forlandsaat, Timmothy Earl Crandall, Matthew Scott Crandall and Karolee Crandall.
Funeral services are scheduled for 2 p.m. Thursday at Hunt & Son Funeral Home with military rites. Family and friends may pay their respects an hour prior to service. Graveside services are planned for 1 p.m. Friday at Ames Chapel Cemetery in Paoli, Ind.
Memorial donations may be made to American Diabetes Assoc, National Kidney Foundation or a charity of your choosing.