Walter Charles Washington Sr.
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Virginia Beach - Walter Washington Sr., 79, of Va. Beach passed away quietly on Tuesday, April 15, 2014. Walter was born in McDonald, PA, on September 11, 1934, and after joining the military, settled in Washington D.C. for over 40 yrs. At the request of his son, he and his wife, Elaine, packed up and moved to Va. Beach, Va. in 2001.
Walter was retired from the US Air Force and then worked for McGraw-Hill before retiring for good in 1996. He will be sorely missed by family and friends.
He is survived by his wife of 56 yrs., Elaine; his children, Walter Jr., Janet, Barry, and Victor; eight grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces and nephews.
Walter was the last remaining survivor of the Washington family of six brothers and sisters.
A home going service will be held on Weds., April 23, at 2 p.m., Altmeyer Funeral Home, 5792 Greenwich Rd, Va. Beach, Va., and a graveside service on Fri., April 25, at 2 p.m., Fort Lincoln Cemetery, 3401 Bladensburg Rd, Brentwood, MD.
Altmeyer Funeral Home Southside Chapel
5792 Greenwich Road Virginia Beach, VA 23462
Published in The Virginian Pilot on Apr. 22, 2014