Walter E. Wacter, Jr.

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Walter E. Wacter, Jr.

December 10, 1930 - October 13, 2018

Walter E. Wacter, Jr. Walter E. Papa Wacter, Jr. 87
Of Lake Park, GA passed away Saturday afternoon, October 13, 2018 at Langdale Hospice House. He was born on December 10, 1930 in Adel, GA to the late Walter E. & Winnie (Blount) Wacter, Sr. Walter served in the United States Air Force. W.E. spent a lifetime in public service, serving in various capacities to include: Chief Deputy of Lowndes County Sheriff Department, Tifton Chief of Police, Valdosta Police Department and Lowndes County Coroners Office. Following retirement, he began his career working with Music Funeral Services and continued to work there until his death. He was a charter member of Francis Lake Baptist Church. Walter also was a member of the American Legion Post 13 and the Peace Officer Association of Georgia. Along with his parents he was proceeded in death by his wife of 66 years, Marie Wacter, brothers: Bill Wacter, Edgar Wacter & sisters: Mary Short, Carolyn Powell, Sarah Hall, Margaret Wilson, Elmer Hutchinson and Vonnie Moore.
Survivors include her Son and Daughter-in-Law, Walter Wacter, III (DeDe) of Lake Park, GA; Daughters & Sons-in-Law, Wanda Julka (Jim) of Marietta, GA, Wilma Music (Dub) of Lakeland, GA; Grandchildren, Kevin Wacter (Erin), Christy Whitaker (John), Trella Whitford, Ashley Clark (David), Nicole Dye (Kyle Ripley), Casey Music (Brooke), Michael Music (Kristy), Lee Music (April Browning), Kyle Music (Laura Griffith), Great Grandchildren, Shaw Wacter, Brynn Wacter, Ellie Whitaker, Jules Whitaker, Jenna Whitaker, Trace Whitford, Logan Clark, Kylee Clark, Declan Clark, Abigail Clark, Kaytibeth Music, Aubrey Music, Hudson Music, Josie Music, Emory Kate Music, Trenton Harnage, brothers: Raymond Wacter (Britta) & Bobby Wacter (Betty) & several nieces, nephews and extended family members.

A memorial service to celebrate the life of Walter & Marie will be held at 11:00 AM Saturday, October 20, 2018 in Francis Lake Baptist Church, Lake Park, GA. The family will receive friends 1 hour prior to the services at the church. In lieu of flowers please make donations to the Langdale Hospice House, 2263 Pineview Drive, Valdosta, GA 31602. Sympathy may be expressed online at The Wacter family is being cared for by the professional and caring staff of Music Funeral Services, Valdosta.
Published on October 16, 2018
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7 posts

Cindy Wydick
Nov 12, 2018
Just found out today about the deaths of both Marie and Walter. So sorry for your loss.
Logan Henderson
Nov 07, 2018
I will miss the Chief. He was a good man.
Burton McDonald
Oct 24, 2018
Very good man we loss!!
Norman and Betty Bush
Oct 18, 2018
We are so sorry to see your Dad's obit. We are out of town and won't be back in time for the memorial service. Both he and your Mom were great people and we know that you are missing them . May God ease the heartache.
Chris and Carol Prine family
Oct 18, 2018
Walter Wactor was a good man and a good friend. He always had a present smile when you met him. He and his wife Marie raised a wonderful family. He will be truly missed. Our Prayers are with his family.
Smitty & Freida
Oct 16, 2018
Nanny and Papa were a great blessing to Smitty and I. They always had a hug and a smile for each of us. Wishing we were there with all of you to celebrate them. We are brokenhearted for you but rejoicing for Nanny and Papa.

Love you all,
Smitty & Freida
Mike & Renea Varn !
Oct 15, 2018
I'm so sorry for your loss Kevin & Erin !!!! Praying for you and the rest of the family !!!!