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James R. "Bob" Walters

October 15, 1927 June 28, 2019
James R. "Bob" Walters
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Obituary for James R. "Bob" Walters

James R. "Bob" Walters was born in Chicago, IL on October 15, 1927 to Vurn and Nora (nee Dyer) Walters. He passed away June 28, 2019 in Aurora, IL.

Bob is survived by his grandchildren, Philip (Rachel) Spicer of Elgin, IL, Jessica (Matt) Banaszek, Katie (Dan) Leonard, Rachel (John) Howard and Erich Pavel IV, all of Warrenville, IL; his eleven great-grandchildren; and his dear friend, companion and caretaker, Judy Homan of Oswego, IL and her family. He was preceded in death by his wife, Barbara (nee Stafford); his daughters, Linda Spicer and Mary Walters; his parents and all of his siblings.

Bob and his family lived in several locations in Chicago's Englewood area, and was educated in the Chicago Public School system until 1943 when his family moved to Lake Village, IN. He finished his education at Morocco High School in Morocco, IN. He was drafted into the U.S. Army during the WWII period and served a total of twenty years, both active and reserve duties, achieving the final rank of Captain of Infantry. Bob and Barbara resided in Warrenville for 60 years during which time he was involved with many civil and church activities at the local, county and state levels. He was currently a member of Harvest New Beginnings Church in Oswego, IL.

For those who would like to leave a lasting tribute to Bob's life, memorial donations may be directed to Harvest New Beginnings Church, 5315 Douglas Rd., Oswego, IL 60543 or Seasons Hospice Foundation, 6400 Schafer Ct, Suite 700, Rosemont, IL 60018.

Visitation will be Sunday, July 7, 2:00 until 6:00 PM at the Friedrich-Jones Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 44 S. Mill St., Naperville. Funeral Services will be held on Monday, July 8, 11:00 AM at the funeral home. Interment with military honors will follow at the Warrenville Cemetery, Warrenville, IL. For information please call 630/355-0213 or visit

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2:00 PM 7/7/2019 2:00:00 PM - 6:00 PM 7/7/2019 6:00:00 PM
Friedrich-Jones Funeral Home

44 S. Mill St.
Naperville, IL 60540

Friedrich-Jones Funeral Home
44 S. Mill St. Naperville 60540 IL
United States





11:00 AM 7/8/2019 11:00:00 AM
Friedrich-Jones Funeral Home

44 S. Mill St.
Naperville, IL 60540

Friedrich-Jones Funeral Home
44 S. Mill St. Naperville 60540 IL
United States

Cemetery Details


Warrenville Cemetery Final Resting Place

28W. 515 Warrenville Rd.
Warrenville, IL 60555

28W. 515 Warrenville Rd. Warrenville 60555 IL
United States

Memorial Contribution

Harvest New Beginnings Church

5315 Douglas Road
Oswego, IL 60543

Seasons Hospice Foundation

6400 Shafer Ct. Suite 700
Rosemont, IL 60018

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