Ray A. Walters

December 13, 1991

Ray A. Walters, associate professor at the University of Maryland Dental School and a retired Navy captain, died Tuesday of cancer at his home on Valley Lane in Towson. He was 59.

Services will be held at 1 p.m. tomorrow at the First Lutheran Church of Towson, 40 E. Burke Ave.

Dr. Walters taught denture-making for 10 years since retiring from the Navy Dental Corps, in which he served for 26 years. In the Navy, he twice won commendations while serving on an aircraft carrier off Vietnam.

At the UM Dental School, he was named to the Omicron Kappa Upsilon dental honorary society and was given the 1991 Giglioti Memorial Award by the students.

Dr. Walters, a native of Cleveland, was a graduate of Valparaiso University and of the dental school of Case-Western Reserve University.

He is survived by his wife, the former Nancy J. Bigalke; a son, Marine Capt. Eric M. Walters of Arlington, Va.; two daughters, Veronica Iyer of Rome, Ohio, and Virginia Padale of Towson; a brother, Dr. Donald B. Walters, also a dentist, of Westlake, Ohio; and a granddaughter.

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