WALTERS William Earle Walters age 82 of Grand Rapids passed away July 6 2011. He was preceded in death by his wife Emiko. He is survived by his children Patricia Walters of Holt MI Kenneth (Beth) Walters of Loveland OH Major Keith (Jennifer) Walters of Colorado Springs CO; brothers Robert Walters of Jackson MI James (Nancy) Walters of Wyoming MI; sister Mary Ellen (Donald) Helmholdt of Scottsdale AZ; grandchildren Kayla Ashley Matthew and Nathaniel Walters; also several nieces and nephews. Mr. Walters served in the U.S. Air Force for 30 years and retired as a Chief Master Sergeant. Military graveside services will be held at Arlington National Cemetery at a later date. Memorial contributions may be made to Grand Rapids Home for Veterans 3000 Monroe NE Grand Rapids MI 49505.