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Walter C. Ferris

February 14, 1946 ~ January 02, 2023

Walter C. Ferris, 76, of Vero Beach passed away January 2, 2023 at his home surrounded by his family.
Walter was born February 14, 1946 in Glen Cove, New York to Lester Ferris and Constance Jenkins. He had been a resident of Vero Beach since 1960 coming from Glen Cove, New York.
He served in the United States Navy from 1969 to 1971. Following his time in the service he began working for the City of Vero Beach at the local power plant where he retired after 28 years as a supervisor.
In his spare time, Walter enjoyed being out on the water. He enjoyed being aboard his boat, water skiing and riding jet skis.
He was a member of the Fellsmere Community Bible Church.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Lester and Constance.
Survivors include his wife of 28 years, Theresa; sons, Robert Ferris (Sherri) and Philip Ferris (Melissa); step-sons, Gus Johnson (Stacy) of Vero Beach and John Johnson (Cindi) of Jupiter; grandchildren, Erik, Cole, Brooke, Ava, Kyle, Ethan, Jacob, Walter and Charles; sister, Barbara Mills (Walter) of Vero Beach and nephews, David and Paul.
Arrangements are under the direction of care of Millennium Cremation Service of Vero Beach. Those that would like to share a fond memory of Walter may do so at


Theresa Ferris

January 12, 2023, 7:15 pm

A celebration of Walter’s life will be held on February 11, 2023 at 11AM at the Fellsmere Community Bible Church.


January 13, 2023, 3:11 am

Walt, you were a patient and forgiving man. You will be missed.

David Mills

January 14, 2023, 4:16 pm

Memories of working at the plant, boating and trying to ski at Lake Roy, nights working on Doug’s car and going to the races are times I fondly remember. So happy to have been able to share them with him and now have those memories. He was more than an Uncle, he was a good friend. With love and prayers to all, David and Andrea.

Dennis Ryan

January 14, 2023, 6:18 pm

This world would be a much Better place if more people were like you Rest in peace old friend Dennis

Janine Duncan

January 14, 2023, 9:15 pm

Like a good neighbor, Walt Ferris was there. Next door neighbor for years, and a friend. So many memories. You deserve to R.I.P. and will be so missed.

Dennis Ryan

January 15, 2023, 11:04 pm

This world lost a very Good person and would be a better place if more people were like Walt Rest in peace friend

Doug Perfetti

January 16, 2023, 9:29 pm

Walt was my supervisor at the City of Vero Beach Power Plant. He was great to learn from and work with. Outside of work Walt was my friend. He was instrumental in the construction of my drag car along with his nephew David. He will be missed.

Rest in peace “Tin Man”.


January 30, 2023, 4:12 am

Terri, I am so sorry to hear of your loss. My deepest condolences go out to you and the family.

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