Irvin L. Walter

December 15, 1937 ‒ December 30, 2009

Fredericktown, Ohio

Irvin L. Walter of Fredericktown, Ohio passed away at his home with his family at his side on December 30, 2009 at the age of 72.

Irvin was born December 15, 1937 in Gallipolis, Ohio. He was a proud Army Veteran 1959-1964, and was also in the National Guard. Irvin worked 28 years at Kroger Bakery in Columbus and 10 years at Exact Weight and Scale in Columbus. He retired in 1999 from Kroger.

Irvin is survived by his loving wife, of 45 years, Maria (D’Elia) Walter; son Tony (Linda Kay) Walter of Marengo; daughters Annette (Patrick) Durbin of Wasilla, Alaska, Loretta (Darrell) Patt of Montgomery, Illinois, Linda Lee (Sam) Pumphrey of Mount Vernon; brothers Eugene and David Walter of Gallipolis; and eleven grandchildren, Stephanie Walter Griffith, Craig Walter, Nathan, Nicholas, Lindsay and Timothy Durbin, Kelli Anne and Bethany Myers, Dallas and Daniel Patt and Logan Pumphrey. Irvin was preceded in death by his parents, Frank Robert Walter and Sylvia Pearl Walter, and a brother Stanley Russell Walter.

Friends may call on Monday, January 4, 2010 at the Flowers-Snyder Funeral Home from 6 – 8 PM. A service will be on Tuesday at 11 AM at the Milford Church of Christ in Centerburg, Ohio with visitation 1 hour before beginning at 10 AM. Mr. Gary Thomas, Mr. Russell Waddell and Mr. Brad Duncan will officiate the service.

Burial, with military honors provided by the Knox County Joint Veterans Council, will follow in Maple Grove Cemetery in Chesterville, Ohio.

In lieu of flowers, please make donations to: Heartland Hospice, 685 Delaware Ave, Suite 200, Marion, Ohio 43302 (OR) Milford Church of Christ, 3648 Johnstown Rd., P.O. Box 276, Centerburg, Ohio 43011.

The Flowers-Snyder Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Irvin L. Walter.

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