James Walter

James J. Walter, 93, of Fountain Hill, was born Sept. 14, 1925 in Rosedale, Penn. to James Edward Walter and Mary Edith Macrum Walter. He died Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2019.

Jim was a proud veteran of the Army Air Corps and the Army Signal Corps and he served in both World War II and the Korean War. In his working life, Jim was employed by Union Carbide.

He was preceded in death by his beloved son, Keith Edward Walter, his parents, James Edward Walter and Mary Edith Macrum Walter and his sister, Edythe Roseman Hiller.

Survivors include his wife of 68 years, Robbie Bennett Walter; two daughters, Dr. Kay J. Walter, and Karen Lynn Gallardo and spouse Manuel of Fountain Hill; and two grandchildren.

Funeral services were 2 p.m. Friday, Jan. 4, in the Jones-Hartshorn Funeral Home Chapel with the Revs. Jerry Grant and Bob Whiteley officiating.

Burial followed in the Cleveland Cemetery.

Pallbearers were Sammy Oden, Brian Oden, Rodney Farmer, David Nutter, Marlon Bennett and Bob Roseman.

Honorary pallbearers were Manuel Gallardo and Carl Nutter.

Funeral arrangements were under the direction of Jones-Hartshorn Funeral Home of Hamburg.

Online condolences were made to jones-hartshorn.com.

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