Assistant Police Chief Norman F. “Bucky” Walters (1927-2018)


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Assistant Police Chief Norman F. “Bucky” Walters

Bucky was born August 26, 1927 to William and Frances “Jennie” Walters of Mt. Healthy.

He enlisted at 22 in the United States Army at Camp Atterbury on September 21, 1945, served during World War II and was honorably discharged.

Bucky joined the Mt. Healthy Police Department as a Patrolman on October 20, 1959.  On August 30, 1963, he successfully completed the Hamilton County Sheriff’s Academy.  Five years later, on June 16, 1964 he was promoted to the newly created Assistant Police Chief position.  Assistant Chief Walters retired on January 31, 1983 with more than 25 years of service to his country and community.

Assistant Chief Walters passed away December 21, 2018 at the age of 91.

He was predeceased by his wife, Mary Lou (Carson) Walters; daughter, Amy Walters; stepdaughter, Catherine Carson; and siblings, Alma Ahr and Wesley Walters.  Assistant Chief Walters is survived by his daughter, Beth Walters; step-daughter, Betty Jean (Alvin) Cook; three grandchildren; and fifteen great-grandchildren

A visitation will be held 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Monday, January 14, 2019 at the Walker Funeral Home in Mt. Healthy.  A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m.  Interment to follow in New Burlington Cemetery.


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