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.
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