Floyd L. Walters Jr., 81, of Ferndale, died Feb. 14, 2008, at his home. He was born Sept. 3,1926, in Hazard, Ky. Mr. Walters was a U.S. Navy World War II veteran. He retired from Grand Trunk Railroad after 25 years of service as a rate analyst. He was also a member of the Ferndale V.F.W. Post 1407, an American Legion member at large and a drummer in various bands. Mr. Walters is survived by his children, Wayne Walters of Harrison Township, Floyd (Tina) Walters III of Warren, Katherine Willer of Hazel Park, Tina Walters of Marysville, and Mary-Madeline (Don) McDougall of Amesbury, Mass.; 23 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; and brother Jerry Eversols. He was predeceased by his wife, Faye, Aug. 15, 2003; and children Floyd Walters, Deborah Walters and Gary Walters. Visitation Monday, 3-9 p.m., and funeral service Tuesday, 11 a.m., will be at Hoperoft Funeral Home, 23919 John R., Hazel Park. Burial will be at Oak-view Cemetery.
Published in The Daily Tribune on February 17, 2008.