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R. Wayne Walters

November 12, 2018


R. Wayne Walters of Delmar, MD formerly of Felton, DE passed away at home on Monday, November 12, 2018.  He was 74 years old. He was the son of the late Thomas (Elliena) Walters and Margaret (James) Oldham.


Wayne was in the National Guard for 6 years, and retired from sales at Crop Production Services.  He was also a 50 year life member of the Felton Community Fire Co. Wayne loved to travel, camp, boat, and fish. He also enjoyed watching his grandchildren play lacrosse and field hockey. He was a fun-loving person with a great sense of humor. He loved everyone but especially his children, grandchildren, and grand dogs.


In addition to his parents, he is proceeded in death by his siblings, Jeffrey Oldham, Susan Hyatt, and Lenny Jackson.


He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Barbara Walters; son, Randy (Penny) Walters; daughter, Rhonda (Carlton) Windsor; brothers, Ronald (Shirley) Walters, James P. Oldham, Stephen (Kathy) Oldham, Scott (Debbie) Oldham, Norman Jackson; grandchildren, Brittany Larmore, Tressie Windson, Kersey Walters, and Julia Walters; and several extended family members.


Funeral services will take place at Melvin Funeral Home, 15522 S. DuPont Hwy., Harrington, DE 19952, on Friday, November 16, 2018 at 1 pm with a visitation for family and friends one hour prior. Interment will follow at Barratt's Chapel Cemetery, Frederica, DE.


Arrangements are by the Thomas E. Melvin & Son Funeral Home Inc, Harrington, DE.  Please visit us at to send flowers and sign the condolence book.



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