T.G. “Junior” Walters
Funeral services for T.G. “Junior” Walters, 82, Dill City resident, will be at 2 p.m. Saturday in the Burns Flat High School Auditorium, officiated by Adam Wright and Don Greteman.
Walters died Tuesday, May 6, 2014, in the Sayre Hospital. He was born Nov. 29, 1931, in Elk City, the son of Gotleib “Gee” and Talitha Emily (Roper) Walters.
Walters was raised in Dill City, and graduated from Dill City High School in 1950. He was drafted into the U.S. Army and served in the Korean Conflict.
He was honorably discharged and returned to Dill City and worked with his father in the water well drilling business and eventually took over the business. The firm served most of Western Oklahoma and West Texas.
He married Carol J. Fonville on June 2, 1957, in Dill City. They made their homes in the Dill City and Burns Flat area. Walters retired in 2006.
Preceding him in death were his parents; a son, Corey; and a sister, Airlene Ringo.
Survivors include his wife, of the home; two daughters, Connie Ainsworth and her husband, Alan, Tyler, Texas, and Cathy Walters, Dill City; a son, Cobey Walters, of Oklahoma City; and a daughter-in-law, Diane Walters, of Canute; a sister, Geena Walters, of Yukon; 11 grandchildren, Jeremy Ainsworth, Jade Goar and her husband, Matthew, Austin Ainsworth, Brooke Walters, Courtney Walters, Colin Walters, Regan Walters, Reece Walters and Reanna Walters, Cheyenne Six and Jerald Six; and two great grandchildren, Renee Ainsworth and Rylan Goar.
Burial will be in the South Burns Cemetery in Dill City, under the direction of Kiesau-Lee Funeral Home.