Roland H. Walters, 89, of Mt. Jackson, died Sunday, February 8, 2015 at his home.
He was born March 12, 1925 at Walkers Chapel, son of the late William Henry and Florence Emily Neff Walters.
Mr. Walters served in the United States Army during W.W. II. He was a member of Muhlenberg Post #199 American Legion, Woodstock, Massanutten Post # 2447 V.F.W. Edinburg, Mt. Jackson Moose Club # 979 and Hall of Fame Member of the Duckpin Bowlers Association.
He retired after 55 years as manager at the Shenandoah Bowling Lanes in Mt. Jackson.
He was a member of the Mt. Jackson United Methodist Church and the United Methodist Men.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Betty P. Walters December 17, 2005 whom he married July 21, 1971. He also was preceded in death by a daughter, Jeanne Veney of Bridgewater.
He is survived by two sons, Roland Keith Walters of Florida and William “Butch” Walters of Woodstock; eight grandchildren, including Brian Walters and Candi Harper; and 10 great grandchildren; and special daughters, Gloria and her husband Benny Stout of Edinburg and Sabrina and her husband Michael Showalter of Mt. Jackson.
Funeral services will be conducted Thursday at 11 a.m. at the Mt. Jackson United Methodist Church with the Rev. Michael Dettmer officiating. Burial will follow at Mt. Jackson Cemetery with Militar Honors by Massanutten Post # 2447 V.F.W. Edinburg and Muhlenberg Post #199 American Legoion, Woodstock.
Pallbearers will be Larry Estep, Doug Estep, Sr., John Fadely, Richard Heishman, Donald Dawson and Richard Krol.
Honorary pallbearers will be Wayne Rosenberger, Bob Spiker, Jake Rhodes, Doug Heishman and Edgar Hamerick.
The family will receive friends Wednesday from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Dellinger Funeral Home in Mt. Jackson..
Memorial contributions may be made to the Mt. Jackson United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 27, Mt. Jackson, VA 22842.