Gregory F. Walters

August 13, 1964 ‒ July 31, 2014

Marion, Ohio

Gregory F. Walters, age 49, of Marion, died Thursday, July 31, 2014 at home surrounded by his family. Gregory was born August 13, 1964 in Marion, Ohio to Larry and Kay (Murphy) Walters. Gregory graduated from Ridgedale High School in 1982 and then joined the US Navy. During his Navy career, he toured the world as a boiler technician and was an instructor for A-School and Water Chemistry at Great Lakes. After his honorable discharge in 1991, he worked for Arrow Builders and later started his own companies, Buckeye State Remodeling in Ohio and Volunteer State Construction in Tennessee. Gregory enjoyed cars of all kinds. He enjoyed drag racing, street cars, and hot rods. He was currently working on a ’67 Firebird. Gregory is survived by his parents, Larry and Kay Walters; daughters, Molly Walters and Lyndsey (Corey) Peach both of TN; grandchildren, Draco Broach and Dorian Peach; brother, Vince Walters; nephew, Eric (Abbey) Walters; and numerous aunts and uncles. Visitation will be Monday, August 4, 2014 from 5 until 8PM at Gunder/Hall & Folk Funeral Directors with Parish Prayers at 5PM. A 10 AM Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Tuesday, August 5, 2014 at St. Mary Church with Father Thomas Buffer presiding. Burial will follow at Grand Prairie Cemetery where Military Honors will be observed by Marion County United Veterans. Memorial donations may be made to Vitas Hospice. Online condolences may be expressed at

  • I am sorry to hear about Greg. I pray that God wraps you in His arms and You can sense His calming Holy Spirit . God knows the pain we feel when loss happens. He wept when Lazarus died . And God certainly felt the pain when His Son carried our sin to the cross.I will keep you in my prayers for this difficult time. Prayers for your family.

  • Praying for God’s comfort for you during this difficult time. Will keep you all close in my thoughts and prayers.

  • I am truly sorry for the loss of your wonderful son, I feel blessed that I had the honor to assist in his care and come to know him as such a sweet, patient man. I pray that God will comfort you and your family with His Holy Spirit and I will continue to remember you in my prayers.

  • Larry, Kay, Molly, Vince and Eric So sorry to hear of Greg’s passing. May God comfort your family during this difficult time. Embrace God’s love for you and your families and he will comfort you. Greg is with God now. May he rest in peace.

  • Larry, Kay, Molly, Vince and Erice, We are very sorry to hear of your loss. He will be missed. May the comfort of the Lord carry you through the days ahead and give you strength and wisdom. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

  • My memories of Greg go on an on when we were kids living and playing in our small town of Morral. My fondest memories are replaying in my head over and over. The song “the boys are back in town” comes to mind when Vince and Greg would leave for the summer to go on vacation. We had a lot of good times with our gang. I will never forget Greg, he holds a special place in my heart. Larry, Kay and Vince: I know no words can comfort you but I want you to know he was loved and I will never forget him.

  • I am so sorry to hear about Greg. I know that it is hard to lose a son, but hopefully the good memories of Greg and God’s strength this will help you during this difficult time in your life. You are in my thoughts and prayers.

  • Kay…I just learned of Greg’s death today. My love and prayers are with you in this time of loss. May you find comfort in knowing Greg touched so many people, including me, with his cheerful spirit throughout his battle with cancer. I always loved to talk with him about his current car restorations. I know he will be supervising the completion of his 1967 Firebird :). We will miss seeing all of you here at Martha Morehouse. Shirley, the Thursday morning Volunteer for the Thoracic Team, also asked me to relay her prayers & condolences. Marla Bastian, RN James Ambulatory Blood Draw Martha Morehouse Medical Plaza