Ralph “Wayne” Walters, age 77 of Calhoun, passed away on Friday, June 8, 2018 at his residence.
Wayne was born on April 7, 1941 in Mooresville, NC to the late Ralph Rhyne Walters and Helen Young. In addition to his parents, Wayne was also preceded in death by his wife, Sharon “Ann” Gentry Walters; and sister, Susan Martin. Wayne was a member of the Georgia Association of Assessing Officials for over 35 years, having served twice as President during 1985-1986 and 1998-1999. He had a long successful career spanning over 40 years in the Property Tax Administration in Gordon County, serving as Chief Appraiser from July 1, 1971 – July 1, 2010, and serving on the Board of Assessors from July 1, 2010 – July 1, 2011. Wayne was a member of the Calhoun First Presbyterian Church, where he served as a Deacon and Financial Officer. He was an avid golfer and an outdoorsman, who loved spending much of his time hunting and fishing with his father, brothers, and nephews.
Wayne is survived by his son, Tim Walters and his wife Lisa of Salisbury, NC; four daughters, Meleah Landers and her husband Matthew of Rome, Holly Wright and her husband Barry of Rome, Kim Banks of Dawsonville, and Georgia Walters and her husband John of Savannah; two brothers, Flynn Walters of Grover, NC, and Bill Walters of Old Hickory, TN; ten grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren also survive.
Funeral Services will be conducted on Monday, June 11th at 1 PM from the Calhoun First Presbyterian Church with Dr. Bob Butler and Dr. David McDonald officiating.
The family will receive friends on Monday from 11 AM until 1 PM at the Calhoun First Presbyterian Church.
You may leave the Walters family online condolences at www.thomasfuneralhomecalhoun.com
Thomas Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements for Ralph Wayne Walters, age 77 of Calhoun.