In Memory

Henry C. Walters

Our Principal

Henry Clyde Walters    

GREENSBORO — Mr. Henry Clyde Walters, 86, resident of 303 Anchor Dr., died Tuesday, October 7, 2008, at Moses Cone Memorial Hospital.

A memorial service will be held at a later date.

Mr. Walters was born November 18, 1921, in Martin County, N.C., a son to William W. and Pearl Davenport Walters. He was a resident of the Guilford County area all his life and was retired principal of Western Guilford High School. He attended Atlantic Christian College (now Barton) in Wilson, N.C. before entering the U.S. Air Force. After serving four years, he attended UNC Chapel Hill for his undergraduate and graduate work. He loved the Tar Heels, golf, traveling and the ocean. In 1948, he married the former Alberta Mercer who survives of the home.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one sister and three brothers.

Also surviving is a son, Grant Walters and wife, Libby of Greensboro; a daughter, Pat Thornhill and husband, Brock of Chapel Hill; and three grandchildren, Alex Walters, Jeremy Thornhill and Talmage Thornhill.

Memorials may be directed to Guilford College United Methodist Church, 1205 Fleming Road, Greensboro NC 27410; or to the charity of the donor's choice.

Cumby Family Funeral Service in High Point is assisting the family.