Walter Allen Weathers, Jr. was born August 9, 1955 in Hamilton, Ohio. He was the son of the late Betty Jean Hill Weathers and Walter Allen Weathers, Sr. As a young boy growing up in Hamilton, Walt was affectionately known as “Pumpkin Allen.” As an athlete, he was also known as “Walter T or Slim.” During his high school journey, Walt was an excellent basketball player with the potential and aspirations of playing professional basketball. Walt was also a lover of music and at one time was a member of a local singing group. It was humorous for him to make up random songs about loved ones and sing old jams. As a lover of sports, Walt loved outdoors sporting events such as fishing and hunting. It was not unusual for Walt to take his children along with him on fishing excursions. Walt also found joy in playing bingo, keno, and attending horse races. Walt was a hard worker with a superb work ethic. Walt was a generous and kind man. He often shared his generosity with his family and other children that he had a tremendous influence on. Walt was independent with a strong will, but always there to help family and friends at any time. Walt was dependable and could be counted on by those who needed help. Walt loved to tell stories about “the good old days” relating to family, friends and growing up in Hamilton. He had a sense of humor that was entertaining and insightful. He also enjoyed watching spectacular action and horror movies, along with western films. Walt was gifted with the use of his hands and enjoyed the challenges of repairing things. Walt loved to bring a smile to the faces of others with his experimental cooking specialties such as fish, coon, deer, possum and other yet to be recognized meals. Walt’s motto for living was “always expect the unexpected.” On Monday, August 26, 2019, at the age of sixty-four, Walt unexpectedly and quietly departed his earthly life peacefully. His grandparents Mr. and Mrs. Robert Hill, parents Mr. and Mrs. Weathers, A twin brother who died at birth and a younger brother, David Norman Weathers, preceded him in death. Walt leaves to cherish his precious memories and celebrate his legacy: three daughters, Letitia Weathers, Mica Weathers, and Anitra Weathers, one son, Walter Allen Weathers III, twelve grandchildren, Thomas Kirkland III, Tholarra Edwards, Thayvion Sanders, Lamont Weathers, Lamar Weathers, Denaya Weathers, Javon Pinkney, Shelayah Pinkney, Maacaha Samples, E’Maryon Hall, Amia Weathers, Althentica Weathers. He has four sisters, Bernice Thomas, Lowanda (Ruebin) Curtis, Debra Weathers, Loneder Weathers, One brother, Michael (Victoria) Weathers. In addition to a significant companion, Ladeana Williams, along with two children at heart, Deon Simpson and Erik Mayo, and a host of loving aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and many friends.
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