Dr. Lonnie Richard Walters

Wednesday, February 6, 2019

Dr. Lonnie Richard Walters, 77, of Republic, formerly of Cassville, passed away Saturday, Jan. 26, 2019, in Cox Medical Center South in Springfield.

He was born to Loren and Lucille Perriman Walters on Jan. 5, 1942, in Aurora. He was a Chiropractor in the area for many years, retiring from his practice in August 2017. He was a U.S. Air Force veteran.

Survivors include: his wife, Sharon; one son, Dr. Mark Walters and his wife, Diana of Mt. Vernon; one daughter, Sarah Walters Doke and her husband Willie of Republic; two brothers, Dr. Larry Walters and his wife, Darlene of Albuquerque, N.M; and Dr. Sam Walters and his wife Sue of Scottsdale, Ariz.; two sisters, Janice Stumpff and her husband, Rex of Cassville; and Joyce Welch and her husband, Stan of Texarkana, Texas; and 5 grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by one son, Eric Walters.

Funeral services were held Saturday, Feb. 2 in the Covenant Baptist Church in Mt. Vernon under the care of Peterson Funeral Chapel. Burial was at Maple Park Cemetery.