George Odis “Sonny” Waltz, 79 passed away Wednesday, March 15, 2017 at his residence.
He was born April 17, 1937 in Rockville, to the late Ivery and Leona (Near) Waltz.
Mr. Waltz graduated from Green Township High School in 1955. On Sept. 2, 1955 he married Charlotte (Bennett) Waltz. She preceded him in death March 26, 1999. He was a truck driver for NAPA for many years. He also helped found the Marion County Deputy Horse Patrol in Indianapolis. Sonny enjoyed horse trail riding, and taking many trips to Missouri. He attended Portland Mills Christian Church. He will be greatly missed.
Survivors include five children, Debbie Waltz of Greenwood, Donna (Jim) Brown of Phoenix, Ariz., Deanna (Roger) Thompson of Port Aransas, Texas, Darlene Standeford of Monrovia, and Darrell (Kim) Waltz of Indianapolis; 16 grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; a sister, Virginia Greene of Kingman; and a special friend for several years, Phyllis Webb.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife; and a sister, Barbara Beane.
Funeral services are scheduled for noon on Wednesday, March 22, 2017 at Machledt & Servies Funeral Home in Waveland with Kipp Glenn officiating. Family and friends may pay their respects from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday, March 21 at the funeral home. Burial will follow in Portland Mills Cemetery.
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