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Wednesday, April 12, 2023
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Thursday, April 13, 2023
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Michael "Mike" E. Walters, 73, Frankfort, passed away Saturday, April 8, 2023, at IU Health Arnett Hospital in Lafayette. Mike was born July 27, 1949, in Richmond to William and Mildred (Hennemyre) Walters. He married Tamela Spears on September 30, 1989. She survives.
Mike was a 1968 graduate of Richmond Senior High School. He went on to work at Cox's Market, Palladium Item Daily Paper and then 15 years at Dunham- Lehr Farm Equipment Manufacturer. After moving to Frankfort, he worked for Harmeson Manufacturing, ATP Welding of Lebanon, Rodgers Finishing Tools of Lebanon and then NTK before he retired in 2014. Mike enjoyed woodworking, hunting, bowling, watching NASCAR, drag racing, and NFL. He loved spending time with family, especially his grandchildren.
Along with his wife of 33 years, Mike is survived by his children, Michelle Walters, Cheri Walters, and Ashli (Freddie) Cheek; brother, Stephen Walters; brothers-in-law, Robert (Leah) Spears, Jason (Monica) Spears, and James (Tyler) Weber; and grandchildren, Terisha Leigh Eaton, Jaden Alexander Allen, Mason Huffer, Dakota Huffer, Viktoria Huffer, Peytyn Schimmel, Spencer Schimmel.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a daughter, Angelina Van Briggle; and brothers, James, Frank, and an infant brother.
Visitation will be held, Wednesday, April 12, 2023, from 4 to 7pm at Day & Genda Funeral Home in Frankfort. Funeral Services will be held 11am, Thursday, April 13 at the Funeral Home. Pastor Frank Harness will officiate. Burial will follow at Green Lawn Cemetery. Messages of condolence may be left at www.dayandgenda.com.