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Alva George Walters

October 2, 1941 ~ December 4, 2018 (age 77)
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Alva George Walters aka “Little” was born to Adolphus Walters and Mazle Dinnall on October 2, 1941, in Victoria Clarendon. He attended Thompson Town All Age School. After leaving school at a young age he worked several odd jobs. Upon moving to York Town Clarendon in his 20’s “Little” met and married Mable Jones aka “Jean” on June 6, 1964, and went on to having children. “Little” was a very skilled carpenter and mason. He owned and operated a small furniture shop for many years.In 1977, he migrated to the United States where he continued working in construction. He was very passionate about his job and often spoke of major sites he was involved in such as the westside highway, Whitestone Movie Theater, and several high-rise buildings in Manhattan. In 1984, while working he fell three stories, which left him unable to continue in his career.Due to his injuries he relocated to Orlando, Florida in 1989. He didn’t lose his sense of humor; he was a jokester and had a name for everyone. Even as a child he would get a beating for teasing old and young alike and calling them by nicknames. He was an ambitious man and refused to live a less than a normal person, so he became an entrepreneur by opening several businesses - restaurant, soda distributor, flea market, used Auto parts store, and lastly wholesale store.During the building of this sanctuary - formerly Central New Testament Church of God -  he was unable to do physical work, but never missed a day. He would bring the workers lunch and cheer them on with the music from his car and his jokes. You would think he had a 9 to 5 job because of his dedication.As his health declined he was unable to get around, but he was still sharp with the mouth. One day his fighting buddy bro Wesley went to see him at the nursing home...he was asleep when they went in but soon awoke looked up at Wesley and said ”wey u tan up ova mi an a look pan mi so fa...cum out man...then he turned to sis Bev and told her next time she coming, “No bring the ugly one deh come wid her…At the age of 77 on December 4, 2018, he was called home to be with the Lord whom he served for most of his adult life.He was survived by his wife Mable Walters; sons, Devon (Victoria), Andrew, Dean (Amy), Dale (Diana), Alva Jr., and O’Neil (Tiara); daughters, Marcia (Michael), Diana (Winston), and Melody; brothers, Herbert, Franklin, Gifford, Junior, and Clinton; sisters, Vilma, Vinette, Veronica, Gloria, Sonia, Rose, and Yvonne; 40 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces and nephews, relatives and friends.Little was loved by so many because he acknowledged everyone he came in contact with, along with his sense of humor. He is unforgettable, and irreplaceable. We have all truly lost a great soul; he will be missed dearly

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