Joe Paul Walters passed away Aug. 17, 2018, surrounded by his family and friends.

He is survived by his partner, Robert Stewart; his daughter, Julie Lynn Thiel; his son, Joe Edward Walters and wife, Emma Ramirez Walters; grandchildren Maggie Thiel, Derek Thiel, Justin Walters, Noah Walters and Bailey Walters; his sisters, Mae Kavenaugh and Debbie Walters-Dana, and many wonderful friends.

A celebration of life service will be held Saturday, Sept. 8, at 2 p.m. at Cathedral of Hope, 5910 Cedar Springs Road. In lieu of flowers, the family asks for donations to Faith Presbyterian Hospice, 12477 Merit Drive, Dallas, Texas 75251.