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YUMA — Mr. Joseph Manycoats Walters, 77, of Yuma, Tennessee died Thursday January 31, 2019 at Huntingdon Health & Rehab.
A Celebration of Life was conducted Sunday February 3, 2019 at Dilday-Carter Funeral Home.
Mr. Walters was born February 6, 1941 to the late Lewis Granville Walters and Lula Francis Troxell in Virginia, Illinois. He was a retired truck driver and the chief of the Cherokee Wolf Clan in Yuma. He was preceded in death by one son, Joe Walters, Jr.; daughter, Terri Luann Ward; brothers, Kenneth Walters and Denis Walters; sisters Kathern Walters and Janie Swift.
He is survived by his wife, Peggy Walters; three daughters, Tina DeLeon of Yuma, Tennessee, Tawna Lee Walters of Evansville, Indiana and Alma Messina of Yuma, Tennessee; two sons, Scott (Darla) Coffman of Peoria, Illinois and Jerry (Shari) Walters of Center Point, Iowa; one sister, Doris Smithee of Minier, Illinois; two half sisters Charlotte Lockard of Illinois and Diane Frisby of Wisconsin; half brother, Jimmy Lee Smith of Illinois; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Dilday-Carter Funeral Home in charge of arrangements 731-986-8281.