George Odis “Sonny” Waltz, 79 passed away Wednesday, March 15th at his residence. He was born on April 17, 1937 in Rockville, to the late Ivery and Leona (Near) Waltz. On September 2, 1955 he married Charlotte (Bennett) Waltz. She preceded him in death March 26, 1999.
Sonny graduated from Green Township High School in 1955. He was a truck driver for NAPA for many years. He also helped found the Marion County Deputy Horse Patrol in Indianapolis. Sonny enjoyed horse trail riding, and taking many trips to Missouri. He attended Portland Mills Christian Church. He will be greatly missed.
He is survived by his five children; Debbie Waltz, Greenwood, Donna (Jim) Brown, Phoenix, Arizona, Deanna (Roger) Thompson, Port Aransas, Texas, Darlene Standeford, Monrovia, Darrell (Kim) Waltz, Indianapolis, sixteen grandchildren, twenty-eight great grandchildren, one great great grandchild, sister Virginia Greene, Kingman, and special friend for several years, Phyllis Webb.
He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, and sister, Barbara Beane.
Funeral Service will be at 12:00PM on Wednesday, March 22, 2017 at Machledt & Servies Funeral Home, 301 East Green Street Waveland, IN 47989 with Kipp Glenn officiating. Burial will follow in Portland Mills Cemetery. Friends may visit with the family from 4:00-8:00PM on Tuesday, March 21st at the funeral home.