Robert L. “Bobby” Walters, 85, of Everett, PA formerly of Breezewood, went home to his Lord and Savior on Tuesday, July 13, 2021.
He was born in Crystal Spring, PA; the son of the late Paul E. Walters and Mabel (Koontz) Walters on September 26, 1935. On May 1, 1964, he married Patty L. (Mellott) Walters at the Mt. Zion Lutheran Church in Breezewood.
Along with his wife of fifty-seven years, he is survived by one daughter: Beth married to Chris Pyles, Altoona; two brothers Paul E. Walters, New Paris, Ross Walters, Hustontown; two sisters Shirley Mearkle, Everett and Janet Feight, Breezewood.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a daughter Brenda Hanlin.
Bobby loved to be outdoors, whether it was to mow the grass, plowing snow or being in the fields with his brother-in-law (Nyle). He was always ready to help anyone when he could. Bobby enjoyed going on trips with friends, eating dinner out and reading. He belonged to the New Enterprise Stone and Lime Quarter Century Club.
He was of the Pentecostal faith belonging to the Everett Church of God for over forty years.
He graduated from Warfordsburg High School Class of 1955. After high school he then served in the United States Army as a medic where he was stationed in Germany. He had the opportunity to meet Elvis Presley while in Germany.
He drove truck and then went to work for New Enterprise Stone and Lime Co. as a grader operator on the blacktop division in Roaring Spring for thirty-seven years before retiring in 2005.
He was a hard worker, great husband, dad and brother. He will be missed more than words could say.
Friends and Family will be received on Saturday, July 17, 2021 from 10:00 A.M. until the hour of service at 12:00 Noon in the Chapel at Akers Funeral Home, Inc., 299 Raystown Road, Everett, PA 15537 with Pastor Beth Pyles officiating. Everett Area Honor Guard will conduct military honors.
Burial will be held privately at Mt. Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Breezewood.
The family would like to thank Village in Place (VIP) Hospice for their care and also a special thank you to Erica Ramsey who provided such amazing care for so many years.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to VIP Hospice, The Dandelion Project, checks payable to The Village at Morrisons Cove, 429 South Market Street, Martinsburg, PA 16662.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.akersfuneralhome.com