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Dwayne Walls of Chester

updated: 3/8/2018 8:59 AM

Dwayne Walls, 55, of Chester, IL, passed away March 1, 2018 at Memorial Hospital in Chester.

He was born March 27, 1962, in Red Bud. Dwayne was a retired machinist from PTL Manufacturing, a member of the International Association of Machinists.

He was avid outdoorsman, enjoying archery hunting, camping and bass fishing, and also enjoyed the hobby of wood working in the winters, while during the summer showed his love of gardening with family.

Surviving are two sons, Matthew (Rachel) Walls of Dalhgren, IL. and Mitchell Walls of Edwardsville, IL.; grandson Bryon Withrow, of Dahlgren, IL.; his mother, Mary Walls of Ellis Grove; two brothers, David (Doris) Walls of Red Bud and Stephen (Lawanda) Walls of Ellis Grove; sister, Deanna (Gary) Littell of Goodfield, IL; along with many other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his father, Thomas Walls.

Per his wishes, Dwayne will be cremated. A celebration of life will be held at a later date.

In lieu of customary remembrances, the family requests with gratitude that memorial contributions be directed to the family for funeral expenses.

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