Rex Walters

January 23, 1932 - October 18, 2016

01/23/1932 - 10/18/2016

Past Services

Saturday October 22, 2016
Powhatan Cemetery
Powhatan Point, Ohio 43942
Saturday October 22, 2016
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes - Powhatan Point Chapel
186 Main Street
Powhatan Point, Ohio 43942
740-795-5451 | Directions
Saturday October 22, 2016
2:00 pm
Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes - Powhatan Point Chapel
186 Main Street
Powhatan Point, Ohio 43942
740-795-5451 | Directions

Rex A. Walters, 84 of Powhatan Point, Ohio died Tuesday, October 18, 2016 at the Wheeling Hospital in Wheeling, West Virginia.

He was born January 23, 1932 in Powhatan Point, Ohio a son of the late Calvin and Charlotte Gibbs Walters.

Rex was a retired employee of the Ormet Corporation and a member of the Powhatan Point Presbyterian Church. He enjoyed fishing and was a US Army veteran of the Korean Conflict.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one son, Daren Walters, three brothers, Ralph, Byron and John Walters, two sisters, Maxine Walters and Romaine Ollom and his son-in-law, John Horbatak.

Surviving are his wife, Jean Kriechbaum Walters, whom he married on June 18, 1955, three children, Lynette Horbatak of Leesburg, Virginia, Darryl Walters (Samantha Kuzma) and David Walters (Diane Duncan) both of Powhatan Point, Ohio and one sister, Arden McDougal of Marietta, Ohio. Also four grandchildren, Heather (Dan) Metz, Shawna (Brad) Williams, Chris (Jamie) Horbatak and Mike (Rachel) Horbatak and seven great granddaughters, Madison and Kayleigh Metz, Gracyson and Norah Williams, Hannah, Harper and Olivia Horbatak, and several nieces and nephews.

Family and friends will be received at the Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral homes & Crematory 186 Main Street Powhatan Point, Ohio on Saturday from 11 am until time of services at 2 pm with Pastor Lorna Knight officiating. Interment in the Powhatan Cemetery in Powhatan Point, Ohio with Full Military Honors conducted by the Powhatan Point Veterans Association.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association(CLICK HERE) or the American Lung Association(CLICK HERE) by going to “”.

Share your thoughts and memories with Rex’s family at www.bauknechtaltmeyer. com.

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John & Beverley Nozica
7 years ago

Sorry for your loss.

candy kenney
7 years ago

To the Walters Family,
So sorry for your loss. Your family is in my prayers during this difficult time.

Cheryl J Skinner, WV Patriot Guard
7 years ago

May the love of God surround you and your family during this difficult time

May you come to know that the love of God is with you always,

May your memories of Rex A. Walters , give you peace, comfort and strength…

Rest now in the arms of our Lord your work on earth is complete.
I thank you for your service and my Freedom. You will not be forgotten.

My thoughts and prayers are with the family of…..

US Army Veteran, Rex A. Walters, “A True American Hero” God Bless†

† Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. John 15:13 †

Tecnocap LLC
7 years ago

Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time.