William 'Craig' Walter, 62 passed away peacefully on Sunday, July 18, surrounded by family. Craig was born on August 13, 1958 to Bill & Ruth Walter of Akron. He was a national salesman for Sealmaster, which allowed him to travel with his family whom he loved dearly. Craig was a lifetime member of Allenside Presbyterian Church in Akron. He enjoyed sailing, hiking, boating, listening to music, dancing and enjoyed seeing his favorite local band, The Tasby's, every chance he had. Craig was a lifelong Indians fan and never missed spring training. He was a family man who always organized family holidays and had a deep love for his boys, parents, & brothers. Craig welcomed everyone he met into his life with a smile that would warm your heart.
Craig was preceded in death by his father William Walter. He is survived by his mother Ruth Ann Walter; sons Evan Walter & Erik (Felica) Ross; brothers David & Steven (Rosann); grandson Theodore (Teddy), as well as many nieces & nephews.
A special thank you to nurse Teri at Greenfield Estates for all of her care, and for going above & beyond.
A funeral service will take place on Thursday, July 22, at 12:00 pm, at the Anthony Funeral Homes Kucko-Anthony-Kertesz Chapel, 1990 S. Main St. in Akron, with Pastor Fran Fisher officiating, where the family will receive friends from 10 am until 12 pm. Interment will follow at Holy Cross Cemetery in Akron. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation in Craig's memory to the Alzheimers Association by visiting www.act.alz.org/donate. (Kucko-Anthony-Kertesz Chapel, AKRON)
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