Charles Douglas (Doug) Walters, Jr.
Charles Douglas (Doug) Walters, Jr., 67, passed away on June 20 at his home in Rosedale, LA, following a brief illness.
Mr. Walters is survived by his mother, Helen Robinson Adams of Ruston. He was preceded in death by his father, Charles Douglas Walters, Sr., and his sister, Deborah June (Debbie) Walters.
Born in Shreveport, LA on December 28, 1944, Doug graduated from Byrd High School in 1962, LSU in Baton Rouge in 1967 and in 1973, when he received his Master’s Degree in Marine Sciences (Meteorology). Immediately after graduation, he entered the space program with NASA in Houston as an Engineering Specialist for General Electric Corp, where e monitored the flight of Apollo 11. He eventually returned to Baton Rouge where he worked for several entities in environmental services as a research engineer.
A private graveside service will be held on Saturday, August 25, at Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Ruston.
Memorials may be made to the charity of choice.