William (Bill) James Walters, age 74, of Oak Ridge, passed away Thursday, March 29, 2018 at Methodist Medical Center in Oak Ridge. He was born October 30, 1943 in Detroit, Michigan. He had worked for 26 years as a Machinist in Michigan, retiring to Florida to a second career where he was a patient transporter. Bill loved Tennessee and moved to Roane County where he and his wife have made their home for the past ten years. Preceded in death by his parents, Thomas Alfonso & Anna Brown Glennie Walters.
Loving wife of 39 years Mary Ann Merlo Walters of Oak Ridge
Daughters Elizabeth Bell & husband, Jim of AZ
Christine Mattage of Largo, FL
Alicia Jean Milest & husband, Doug of Carlton, MI
Jacqueline Gaines & husband, Lee of Newport, MI
Kathy Diane Mahathy & husband, Mike of Oak Ridge
Son Buddy of Oak Ridge
13 Grandchildren and 10 Great-grandchildren
Brother Thomas Walters & wife, Patricia of Davenport, FL
The family will receive friends from 11:30 – 1:00 pm, Monday, April 2, 2018 at Fraker Funeral Home with funeral service following at 1:00 pm, in the chapel with Rev. Nick Hill officiating. Private mausoleum service will be held 2:30 pm, Monday at Oak Ridge Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers the family ask for memorial donations to be given to COPC of Harriman (Courts of Praise Church), 215 Maple Street, Harriman, Tennessee 37748. Online register book can be signed at www.FrakerFuneralHome.net. Fraker Funeral Home of Kingston is in charge of all the arrangements.