Jerry Lee Walters

Jerry Lee Walters, age 59, of Smithfield passed away Thursday, January 13, 2022 in Ruby Memorial Hospital, Morgantown, WV.  He was born on December 6, 1962 in Uniontown, PA. He was the son of late Jess Jack Walters and Velma Grow Walters. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his two brothers, Asa Walters and Jack Walters; and brother-in-law James Landman.


Jerry graduated from Albert Gallatin High School with the Class of 1981. He worked in the Steel Fabrication field as a Sand Blaster for 19 years. He enjoyed volunteering at a non-profit organization Paws with Claws. Jerry loved hanging out with friends and family, his family was his life. He was a kind generous loving man; he would help anyone in need. Jerry was known as the cat whisperer and will be sadly missed by his kitty Cinder and all of his kitty friends.


Jerry is survived by his loving wife that he has been with for 32 years, Alice Posten Walters of Smithfield; two sons, Jerry Walters, Jr., and wife Christina of FL, and Mike Townsend; one daughter, Hope Townsend; five sisters, Bonnie Landman of Smithfield, Wilma Weimer and husband Danny of Oliphant Furnace, Alice Shaffer of Fairchance, Ruth Smalley and husband Tom of Smithfield, Betty Minerd and husband Leon of Smithfield, four Grandchildren; many nieces, nephews, cousins and a great friend named Lynn Fischer.


Arrangements have been entrusted to the Ferguson-Brownfield Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc., at 78 Main St., Smithfield, PA 15478, where friends and family will be received on Wednesday, January 19, 2022 from 2PM-4PM and 6PM-8PM. Visitation will continue on Thursday, January 20, 2022 from 9-10 AM followed by a service celebrating Jerry’s life at 10 AM in the funeral home with Rev. Chuck McLaughlin officiating.  Interment will follow in Maple grove Cemetery in Fairchance, PA.


The family ask any donations be made to Paws with Claws at 1885 Park Avenue, Washington, PA 15301. The family suggests memories and condolences maybe shared with the family at

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