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John Joseph Walters Jr.

May 5, 1937 — October 14, 2021

John Walters Jr., 84, died on Thursday, October 14, 2021.  He was a long-time resident of Port Washington, NY, and Punta Gorda, FL.  John was a devoted family man who is survived by his spouse of 59 years, Jacqueline Walters, his five children, eight grandchildren, and Golden Labrador.  He is also survived by his four siblings, numerous nieces, and nephews.  He was often known as Uncle John, a second father, to so many that loved him.   

John was a community man and servant leader actively volunteering his time for many causes.  He was involved in Port Washington Fire Department for 49 years, Lions Club, Manhasset Bay Sportsman Club, and Florida West Coast Car Club.  He was an Army Veteran and USO supporter.  John was the owner of Walters Auto Body and loved classic cars.  He was often camping, hunting, fishing, and backyard farming.  John was always taking care of others and feeding them with his creative cooking, grilling, and pie-making.  He was always listening to polka or old country tunes while telling great stories to those around him.   


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Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Tuesday, October 19, 2021

2:00 - 4:00 pm (Eastern time)

Johnson-Taylor Funeral & Cremation

1515 Tamiami Trail, Punta Gorda, FL 33950

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Funeral Service

Wednesday, October 20, 2021

11:00am - 12:00 pm (Eastern time)

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Burial

Tuesday, October 26, 2021

9:30 - 10:00 am (Eastern time)

Sarasota National Cemetery

9810 Florida 72, Sarasota, FL 34241

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