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In Memory of

Walter Earl Vawter

January 7, 1933 - November 22, 2016

Obituary


Walt Vawter passed away Nov 22 at his home. He was from Louisa County, served as a proud Army veteran and retired from the Shipyard after 34 years.

He is preceded in death by his son, Bill Robinson and survived by his beloved wife, Mary Jo, of 50 years, and their children: Lenny (Vicki) Vawter, Russell Robinson, Sherri Aldrich, and his brother William Baxter (Frances Lee), sister Barbara Garr, and sister in law Carol Rippy. He was blessed with six grandchildren and one great grandson: Shannon (Matt) & Gunnar Pohlman, Whitney Aldrich, Tyler Robinson,...

Walt Vawter passed away Nov 22 at his home. He was from Louisa County, served as a proud Army veteran and retired from the Shipyard after 34 years.

He is preceded in death by his son, Bill Robinson and survived by his beloved wife, Mary Jo, of 50 years, and their children: Lenny (Vicki) Vawter, Russell Robinson, Sherri Aldrich, and his brother William Baxter (Frances Lee), sister Barbara Garr, and sister in law Carol Rippy. He was blessed with six grandchildren and one great grandson: Shannon (Matt) & Gunnar Pohlman, Whitney Aldrich, Tyler Robinson, Karsen & Ryan Vawter, & Colby Stephens along with a host of nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be held from 2 pm to 4 pm on Sunday, Nov 27 and a graveside service at 11am on Monday, Nov 28 at Parklawn Memorial Park. Walt loved his woodworking, Newmarket bowl, his country, and providing for his family above all else.

Friends are encouraged to visit www.parklawn-woodfh.com to share memories and words of condolence with the family.

Arrangements are under the care of Parklawn-Wood Funeral Home, 2551 N. Armistead Ave., Hampton, VA 23666.