Peterson Funeral Chapel

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

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

            Survivors include his wife, Sharon Walters; one son, Dr, Mark Walters and wife, Diana of Mt. Vernon, MO.; one daughter, Sarah Walters Doke and husband, Willie of Republic, MO.; two brothers, Dr. Larry Walters and wife, Darlene of Albuquerque, N.M. and Dr, Sam Walters and wife, Sue of Scottsdale, AZ.; two sisters, Janice Stumpff and husband, Rex of Cassville, MO. and Joyce Welch and husband, Stan of Texarkana, TX.; 5 grandchildren, Erica White and husband, Maurice of Ozark, MO., Jordan Walters of Mt. Vernon, MO., Cameron, Cooper and Carter Doke all of Republic, MO.;

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

            Funeral services will be held Saturday, February 2 at 2:00 p.m. in the Covenant Baptist Church in Mt. Vernon under the care of Peterson Funeral Chapel.  Private family burial will follow in Maple Park Cemetery.

            Visitation will be held Friday from 6-8 p.m. in the funeral home.

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