William “Bill” Walters joined his heavenly father on March 9, 2017, following a brief illness. He was born September 3, 1952 to Ruth (Richardson) and Eugene Walters. Mr. Walters was cremated and a Celebration of Life will be held Saturday, April 1, 2017 at Grace Community Church in Mount Vernon, Illinois with Pastor Jason Newell officiating. Friends may call from 9:30 A.M. to 10:30 A.M. with service beginning at 10:30 A.M. For those who wish, memorials may be made to Grace Community Church of Mount Vernon and will be accepted at the funeral home or mailed to Hughey Funeral Home, P.O. Box 721, Mount Vernon, Illinois 62864. Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Hughey Funeral Home where you may call (618) 242-3348 or visit www.hugheyfh.com for further information and to send condolences.