Stephen Edward Walls, 63, of Signal Mountain, died Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2013 at home following a lengthy illness. He graduated from High School in Jackson, Tenn., and earned a degree in Respiratory Therapy.He was preceded in death by his mother, Doris Walls.Survivors include his son, Ryan Clark Walls; father, John Joe Walls; brother, Mike Walls; niece, Kristy Walls; supportive ex-wife, Wanda Walls-Hudson; his dog, Ralph; and numerous loving family members in west Tennessee. Hospice of Chattanooga was in charge of providing care for Steve up until his time of death. Arrangements were provided by Lane Funeral Home, Ashland Terrace 877-3524. Visit www.lanefh.com to share condolences.