Walter Andrew McFadden

March 24, 1938 ‒ December 03, 2018

Harlem Township, Ohio

Walter Andrew McFadden, age 80, of Harlem Township, died peacefully on Monday, December 3, 2018 at his home surrounded by loving family.  Retired from Machinery and Tool Rentals after 36 years as a mechanic.  Born March 24, 1938 in Harrison Co., Ohio to the late Andrew J. and Evalyn I. McFadden.  Walt was devoted to his friends and family, always ready to help at a moments notice.  He enjoyed hunting, fishing, gardening and cooking on his Canadian fishing trips.  Survived by loving wife of 58 years, Joyce C. (Irwin) McFadden; devoted daughters, Cathy (Rick) Hayes of Woodlawn, TN, Carol (John) Garwood of Harlem Township; son, Jeff McFadden of Harlem Township; brothers, Arthur (Sandy) McFadden of Cookeville, TN, Allen McFadden of Brandon, FL; sisters, Louella Hatfield and Loretta (Ken) Hatfield all of Johnstown; 6 adoring grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren.  Memorial Celebration of Life at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, December 8, 2018, at the family residence (12310 Fancher Rd).  DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home of Sunbury is honored to serve Walt’s family.  Special memories and condolences can be shared with them at  In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Mt. Carmel Hospice.

  • I will always remember the way you helped my mom and dad. You were a true friend and a good man that I think of often. May the lord hold you in his hands.

  • Joyce,and Family. Please know you have been in my thoughts since hearing of Walt’s passing. I know the big hole it will leave in your heart’s as you move forward. Take one day at a time and lean on each other. Much love from me in Florida

    Virginia Shicks Ysndrich

  • Thoughts and Prayers for Joyce and the family . “MAC ” was not just a fellow employee but a good friend . So many great memories . One of the best , if not THE best mechanic ever . Enjoyed playing softball , bowling and just talking sports with Walter . A good family man , a good sense of humor , and quite the sportsman .
    Thanks “MAC” for all the years at Machinery & Tool Rentals . He helped make the company what it was and what it continues to be today . May he rest in peace .