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Walter P. Hunsucker, Jr.

April 8, 1927 — January 29, 2024

Cincinnati

Walter P. Hunsucker, Jr., age 96, of Cincinnati, OH passed away peacefully on Monday, January 29, 2024.  Born April 8, 1927 in Conover, North Carolina, he was the son of the late Rev. Walter Pinckney Hunsucker, Sr and Annie Mae Boggs Hunsucker.  Walter attended Oxford High School, Claremont NC.  He then joined the Navy in 1945.  After returning from service in Kagoshima Japan, he graduated from Lenoir Rhyne College in 1948.  He soon married the girl of his dreams and began his career with Nationwide Insurance.  In 1957 he moved his family to Columbus Ohio where he worked in the “home office” until his retirement in 1990.  While in Columbus, he was a faithful member of Concordia Lutheran Church in Lincoln Village.  In 1999, Walter and his wife Rachel moved to Covington KY to be closer to their beloved grandson.  Walter became a member of the Latonia American Legion Post 0203.  In his last remaining years he lived in the Cincinnati Withamsville area of Ohio.  Throughout his blessed life Walter enjoyed playing volleyball, helping in a catering business, playing penny ante poker with friends, gardening, and completing many home improvement projects.  Walter is survived by his daughter, Tollie H. Chavis (Jim Mandel); grandson, Tyler M. Chavis (Lindy); great-grandson, Luca J. Chavis; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.  He was preceded in death by his loving wife of 61 years, Rachel A. Hunsucker (nee Allen); siblings, Elizabeth (Libby) Carpenter (Kenneth E. Carpenter, Sr.), John Franklin Hunsucker, Sr. (Mary Brittain Hunsucker), Mary Ruth Fulbright (Joe R. Fulbright, Sr.); sisters-in-law, Vivian Allen Hager (Ray) and Lucille Allen Pitts (Ralph).
Visitation will be held on Tuesday, February 6, 2024 at Middendorf Funeral Home (3312 Madison Pike, Ft. Wright, KY 41017) from 5:00 to 7:00 PM.  Closing prayers will be said by Reverend Jason Fugate from Gloria Dei Lutheran Church (Crestview Hills, KY).  Funeral service and burial will take place in his hometown of Conover, N.C. at a later date.
Memorial contributions are suggested to a charity of the donor’s choice, Walter requested friends to have a Manhattan cocktail in his memory at midnight.

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