James H. "Jim" Walters, age 83 passed away Saturday evening, March 15, 2014 at his home in Indianapolis. He was a former resident of Morgantown.
Jim was born on March 21, 1930 in Indianapolis to the late James Garland and Ella Marie (Hand) Walters. He was a 1948 graduate of Warren Central High School in Indianapolis. Jim married Virta Lavell "Pat" McCurdy on February 25, 1950 in Indianapolis. She survives in Indianapolis. He later married Lottie May Downam Walters on July 18, 1965 in Indianapolis. She preceded him in death on August 23, 2008.
Jim retired in 2008 as the owner and operator of TNT Sheet Metal after 50 years of service. He was known as the "HVAC Sheet Metal Man", a trade that he was very proud to teach his children.
Jim is survived by his children: Steve (Chris) Walters of Indianapolis, Connie (Ray) Long of Greenwood, James (Eilene) Walters of Nineveh: stepchildren: Anthony "Tony" Brewer & Gregory Brewer both of Tiffin, OH, Karen Smith of Indianapolis and Patricia (DeWayne) Snodderly of North Vernon. He will be remembered by his grandchildren: twenty grandchildren and several great and great-great grandchildren.
Jim was an avid reader of history and the Bible. He enjoyed working in his garden, all watersports and being with his family.
The Rev. Anthony Wilks will conduct a funeral service on Wednesday at 7:00 p.m. at Meredith-Clark Funeral Home Cremation & Personalization Center, 179 E. Mulberry Street in Morgantown. Friends may call from 5:00 p.m. until service time at the funeral home.
Condolences may be sent to the Walter's family at www.meredith-clark.com.
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