Bernard was born on December 19, 1972 in Japan to John and Chiyoko Walters. He graduated from Windsor Forest High School in 1990, and then joined the United States Navy in November 1990. While in bootcamp, he earned his National Defense Service Medal, Expert Rifle Medal, and Expert Pistol Shot Medal. In the US Navy, he earned his Hospital Corpsman Caduceus (Medic) and Advanced Medical Laboratory Technician in 1992. For his excellence in military service and outstanding performance, he earned two Meritorious Unit Commendation Medals and two Good Conduct Medals. After completing almost eight years of military service, he continued his education and earned his Doctorate of Osteopathic Medicine from Midwestern University in 2004. Since Bernie loved being in the laboratory, he felt it was best to continue his career preventing disease.
Bernie had a passion for food! He loved to cook, eat, and explore different recipes. He loved building things and using his mind. He was also an avid music lover and Madonna was one of his favorites. He was known for his quick wit, infectious smile, and his kind and compassionate heart.
Bernard is survived by his father, John (Patti) Walters; sister, Patricia Walters (Michelle Oswald); step-brother, Travis (Michelle) Yeomans; and his nieces, Devyn and Maizy.
Bernard was preceded in death by his grandparents.
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