OBITUARY: Kenneth Wyatt Walters


Kenneth Wyatt Walters, age 67, a resident of Columbia, Tennessee, passed away on Wednesday, December 13, 2023, at Maury Regional Medical Center.

Born on September 2, 1956, and raised in Columbia, Tennessee, Kenneth was the son of the late Bracken H. Walters, Jr. and the late Marie Vestal Walters.

He was a graduate of Columbia Central High School and attended Columbia State Community College. Kenneth’s career spanned over thirty years as a sheet metal and structural mechanic contractor for various aircraft companies throughout the southeast. Following retirement, he enjoyed transporting automobiles for Roadrunner Services and Music City Auto Auction.

As a teenager, Kenneth loved riding motorbikes, singing, and playing his guitar. He was a lead singer for a band he organized with some of his closest friends. They performed in various venues in and around Columbia for several years. He loved rock music and snuggling with his beloved wire-haired terrier, Bitty Bitty.

He is survived by his son, Nicholas Allen Walters of Columbia, TN, brother, Jerry A. Walters of Columbia, TN, sisters, Noma Jean (Jimmy) Dodson of Columbia, TN, Shirley Hanback of Columbia, TN, granddaughter, Morgan, and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister-in-law, Carol Walters, brother-in-law, Jimmy Hanback, and nephew, Michael Walters.

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, December 16, 2023, at 12:00 PM at Heritage Funeral Home with Lyndall Propst officiating. A visitation will also be held on Saturday from 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM at the funeral home. Heritage Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.


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