Newspaper article Sunshine Coast Daily (Maroochydore, Australia)

Tears for Top Dad

Newspaper article Sunshine Coast Daily (Maroochydore, Australia)

Tears for Top Dad

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Byline: ZANE JACKSON

FRIENDS and family were joined by a host of rugby league greats to celebrate the life of Kevin Walters Senior at a moving funeral yesterday.

Mr Walters a affectionately known as KG a died in Caloundra last week.

He and his wife Sandra had retired to the Sunshine Coast four years ago.

Mr Walters had been part of the sporting landscape of Ipswich for decades as the proud father of Kevin, Kerrod, Steve, Andrew and Brett.

While the exploits of his sons as club, state and country greats are well known, the hundreds who attended the ceremony were reminded of their always supportive father.

They included coach Broncos CEO Bruno Cullen, St George coach Wayne Bennett, Broncos captain Darren Lockyer, and former Origin and Broncos league stars Allan Langer, Gorden Tallis and Glenn Lazarus.

Held at the Centenary Memorial Gardens chapel in Sumner, the Walters brothers spoke of their father as a hard worker, proud family man and great dad. …

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