STEUBENVILLE-Kenneth F. Walter, age 81 of Steubenville, passed away on Tuesday, Oct.15, 2013 at Gable's Care Center in Hopedale.
Born March 19, 1932 in Steubenville, he is a son of the late Charles E. and Bertha (Moore) Walter. Mr. Walter is a member of the Christ United Methodist Church in East Springfield; and is retired from the Laborer's Local 809 in Steubenville. He was a groundskeeper at the Blackmoor Golf Course in Wintersville, and is a highly decorated veteran of the Korean War, having served in the U.S. Army.
Mr. Walter's survivors include his wife, Mrs. Patricia F. (Bly) Walter of the family home in Steubenville; two sons, Mike Walter of Hammondsville, Ohio., Charles Walter of Toronto; a daughter, Mrs. Melissa Vojvodich of Wellsburg, W.Va.; a step brother Sam Merrill of Steubenville; a sister Mrs. Norma Merrill of New Philadelphia, Ohio; seven grandchildren; and a great-granddaughter.
Family and friends will gather for visitation on Friday, Oct. 18, 2013 from 5 p.m. until the time of the celebration of life service at 8 p.m. at the Clarke Funeral Home, Toronto, Ohio. Pastor Dirk Hall will officiate the service, and the Toronto American Legion Post # 86 will conduct full military honors at the funeral home.