David Owen Walters, 80, Bismarck, passed away Oct. 9, 2017, at his home surrounded by his wife and daughters. Services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, Oct. 13, at The Sanctuary, 2630 E. Ave. A, Bismarck. Burial will be at Fairview Cemetery, Bismarck. Visitation will be held Thursday from 4 to 8 p.m. at Parkway Funeral Service, 2330 Tyler Parkway, Bismarck, where a sharing of memories will begin at 6 p.m. Visitation will also be held one hour prior to the service at the church.
David was born Aug. 14, 1937, in Buchanan, Mich., to Ernest and Carrie Walters, and graduated from Buchanan High School. He married Atha Finch on Aug. 4, 1956, and together they raised four daughters.
David was a beloved husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle, pastor, leader, mentor, and friend. He was a church planter that had a deep love for God, his wife, kids, family, friends, and the Apostolic faith. Never one to consider anyone a stranger or beneath his friendship, he loved to help people and to witness about the saving and life-transforming power of God.
He is survived by his wife, Atha; his children, Paula (Mike) Woods, Patty (Mark) Soberg, Phyllis (Rick) Kiemele, and Pam (Jon) Hussey; 22 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; his sister, Barbara (Carl) Thurston; and brother, Paul (Esther) Walters.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Ernest and Carrie Walters; his sisters, Emily Walters and Janiece (Marvin) Arnold; and brother, Charles Russell (Ann) Walters.
Go to www.parkwayfuneral.com to share memories of David and sign the online guest book.