John Walts

October 18, 1947 - June 9, 2019

John Walts, 71, of Waco, passed away June 9, 2019 at a local hospital. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, June 12, 2019, at Lake Shore Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Criswell Cemetery near Mart.

John was born on October 18, 1947 in Big Hill, Texas in Limestone County. He grew up in Bosqueville and graduated from China Spring High School. He served in the U.S. Air Force, and was stationed at Lockbourne AFB in Columbus, Ohio. John worked 28 years as a police officer at TSTC, and achieved the rank of Sergeant.

He was preceded in death by his parents, R.C. (Seak) Walts and Ola Faye Walts; his two brothers, Robert G. Walts and Don H. Walts; and his sister-in-law, Peggy L. Walts.

He is survived by his wife of 38 years, Reba Walts; son, James Walts and wife, Nancy; two grandchildren; sister-in-law, Karen Walts; and several nieces and nephews. Pallbearers will be Mark Walts, Robert Glen Walts, Ronnie Walts, John D. Walts, Johnnie Bradshaw, and Larry Lassetter. Honorary pallbearers will be Jimmy Walts and Donald (Peanut) Walts.

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My prayers and sympathy are extended to the family and loved ones of Mr. Walts. Keep your faith in the resurrection promised at John 5:28, 29. Soon God will put an end to all sickness, sorrow and pain. He will also do away with our enemy death as promised at 1 Corinthians 15:26. Pray for God's kingdom to come as Jesus taught us to do. Please be comforted by the words expressed at Revelation 21:3, 4. Remember: God keeps His promises and it is impossible for God to lie!

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