Charlie Leonard Walters

Published 7:00 am Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Charlie Leonard Walters, born in Laurel, Mississippi on April 27, 1936 went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Friday, September 13, 2019 at the age of 83.

Charlie was the beloved son of Annie Mae Byrd Walters and Jordan B. Walters. He is now reunited with his infant daughter, Tamara; grandson, Kevin Walters, Jr.; sisters, Maxine Licciardi, Elba Jacob, Ocie Dibuono and Judith Strickland; and brothers, Charles and Thomas Walters.

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He leaves to cherish his memory, his loving wife, Sharon Holtquist Walters; his son, Kevin L. Walters “Hey Bra” ; and grandchildren, Leah Walters (Ryan Sorrells) and Charlie J. Walters. He is also survived by his sister, Donna Smith (Leon) and brother, Richard Walters. A special thank you to his niece, Patty “Brown” Green. He was a beloved brother-in-law, uncle, and friend to many.

Charlie was a journeyman machinist and loved gardening and canning. He will be remembered for his love of fishing, country music, and for the care he gave to his dogs, Bella and Lizzie. The family wishes to express their gratitude to the staff of Highland Hospital and Encompass Hospice, especially Margaret, Angela and Payton, for the loving care Charlie received. 

Visitation will be held at noon, Saturday, September 21, 2019 at St. Paul Lutheran Church. Service at 1:00 p.m. with pastor Brad Aumann officiating. Please visit our website,, for the obituary where you may leave an online condolence or share photos and memories.