David "Dave" "Jim" James Walters

Born: Wed., Aug. 24, 1949
Died: Fri., Jan. 8, 2016


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Graveside Service

11:00 AM Wed., Jan. 13, 2016
Location: Westminster Presbyterian Cemetery


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     David "Dave" "Jim" James Walters, 66, of Port Royal, passed away Friday afternoon, Jan. 8, 2016, as a result of an automobile accident near Mexico.

     He was born August 24, 1949 in Mifflin.

     He is survived by his wife, Kathleen (Williamson) Walters, whom he married June 26, 1968, two sons, Kerry Walters of Port Royal and Kelby Walters and his wife, Jennifer, of Thompsontown; one brother, Richard Walters and wife, Wanda, of Mifflin, one sister, Deloris Dunn and husband, Richard, of Mifflintown, and three grandchildren, Justin, Hannah and Joseph Walters.

     He was preceded in death by his father, Marlin William Walters, his mother, Miriam (Shellenberger) Walters Masters, his stepfather, Percy Masters, and one sister, Wanda Goshorn.

     He graduated from Juniata Joint High School in 1968.

     Earlier in life, Jim was employed by PPG Glass and Masland. This past August, he retired from Empire Kosher Poultry where he had worked for 21 years and had been the Union Steward for Commercial Food Workers Union 1776.

     He attended Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses, Mifflintown.

     He enjoyed watching movies, going to flea markets and spending time with his grandchildren. He was an avid fan of the University of Michigan Wolverines. He was especially proud of the things he grew and loved landscaping around his home, working with his plants, tending to his flowers, and teaching others how to grow them.

     His graveside service and interment will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2016, at Westminster Presbyterian Cemetery, Mifflintown, with Larry Harrison, officiating. There will be no viewing.

     For those who desire, contributions may be made to Guss Funeral Home, Inc., 20 S. Third St., Mifflintown, PA 17059 to help with the funeral expenses.

     Condolences may be left at www.gussfh.com.

Charitable donations may be made in David "Dave" "Jim"'s memory to the following organization:

Guss Funeral Home, Inc.
20 South Third Street, Mifflintown, PA 17059
Tel: 717-436-2149

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JuliAnn and Phares Bachman
   Posted Mon January 11, 2016
Kathy and Kerry - We are so sorry to hear of your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. You are wonderful neighbors and Dave's smiling face and cheerful manner will be greatly missed. We are here if you need anything. Please do not hesitate to ask, as we do not want to intrude during this difficult time. Juli and 'Wells' Bachman

Patsy & Doug Brackbill
   Posted Mon January 11, 2016
Kathy, Kerry, Kelby & Family, Sorry to hear about uncle Jimmy's passing.
Uncle Jim, was a kind and thoughtful man. He will be missed. Prayers continued for Kathy, as she heal's. We wish her a speedy recovery.
"May the care of our Good Shepherd, bring you comfort in your loss."

Harold& Joy Hummel
   Posted Mon January 11, 2016
Kath and Boys, we are all so sorry about your lose, we will be thinking of you and sending out prays for you .May God comfort you and the family .

larry e. swartz
   Posted Thu January 14, 2016
dave and I grew up together. my dad nick named him dear jammie.I remember .the day at the old Juniata lumber and supply in Mifflin, pa. when his brother shot him in the behind with a bb rifle.dave was a real nice man and was easy going. I was saddened to hear of this accident.going to miss you buddy.

Pamela Casner Raudabaugh
   Posted Sun January 17, 2016
Aunt Kathy, Kerry, Kelby, and family I am so sorry for your loss. Uncle Jimmy was a very kind and caring man all his life. I have fond memories of Uncle Jimmy baby sitting me when I was very young. I will never forget our trips to the Mifflin pool and returning to gramal and pappy's with Uncle Jimmy to play bottle caps. I can still remember when he brought Aunt Kathy home to meet the family. He will be missed by so many but remembered for his wonderful qualities.