James Moffett Walters, Sr., 84, passed away Thursday, August 13, 2015 at Wake Med. He was born September 6, 1930 in Mecklenburg County to the late Moffett Walters and Emily Hall Walters. James served his country in the US Army and graduated from UNC Chapel Hill in 1956. He was an avid Tarheel basketball fan.
A service to celebrate his life will be held at 4:00 pm, Saturday, August 15, 2015 at L. Harold Poole Funeral Service Chapel, 944 Old Knight Rd., Knightdale, 27545. The family will receive relatives and friends prior to the service from 3:00 to 4:00 pm.
Surviving: wife of 64 years, Doris Black Walters; children: Donna Cox (Mike) of Kannapolis, James “Jim” Walters, Jr. of Mt. Holly, Barry Walters of Raleigh, Brenda Killette (Blake) of Wake Forest; grandchildren: Jason Cox (Angela), Adam Cox (Casey), Emily Killette, Jared Killette; great-grandchildren: Zaven Cox, Jacob Cox, Evan Cox, Lucas Cox.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Transitions LifeCare, 250 Hospice Circle, Raleigh, NC 27607.
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Condolences to the family may be sent to poolefuneral.com under Obituaries.