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Tuesday, March 22, 2016

Richard “Tubby” Walls Jr. (March 20, 2016)

Richard “Tubby” Walls Jr., age 91 of Greenville, Ohio and formerly of Ansonia passed away at 4:50 P.M. Sunday March 20, 2016 at the State of the Heart Hospice Care Center. Tubby was born August 1, 1924 in Dayton, Ohio and the son of the late Richard and Mollie (Kerns) Walls Sr.

He was retired from Fred Walls and Sons Asphalt Company and a Veteran of W.W. II serving in the U.S. Navy. He also had attended the Ansonia Christian Church, a member of the Greenville Liars Club and formerly had served on the Ansonia Fire Department, Rescue Squad and the City Council. He loved the outdoors, hunting, fishing and cooking his famous Apple Butter.

In addition to his parents, was preceded in death by his wife June (Longfellow) Walls in 1996 and his brother Robert Walls.

He is survived by his daughters and sons in law Susan (Wayne) Harbison and Polly (Bruce) Eley all of Greenville; grandchildren Paula Scheuermann and Kirt Harbison; great granddaughter Kaitlyn Scheuermann; his close friend and dog Jessie as well as 2 nieces and 1 nephew.

Funeral Services will be held at 10:00 A.M. Thursday March 24, 2016 in the Zechar Bailey Funeral Home Greenville, Ohio with Pastor Eric Knight officiating. Burial with Military Honors conducted by the Greenville Veterans Honor Guard will follow in the Ansonia Cemetery. The family will receive on Wednesday from 5:00 PM until 8:00 PM in the funeral home. The Greenville Liars Club will conduct a Memorial Service Wednesday night at 7:45 PM in the funeral home.

It is the wishes of the family that Memorial Contributions be given to State of the Heart Hospice of Darke County.

Condolences for the family may be sent to www.zecharbailey.com.