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Walter DeGarmo Sr.

Walter Dean DeGarmo, Sr., 84, of Wellsburg, WV, died peacefully on Tuesday, July 9, 2019, at the West Virginia Veterans Facility in Clarksburg, WV.

Born on August 1, 1934, in Wellsburg, WV, a son of the late Dean Owen and Arizona (Gillett) DeGarmo. He is also preceded in death by his wife Geneva DeGarmo; an infant son, Raymond Own DeGarmo; a daughter, Teresa M. Knight; one sister, Martha DeGarmo; and two stepsons, David White and Lenny Tredway.

Walter graduated from Bethany High School and went on to proudly serve his country in the United States Navy. Later, he worked for National Steel Service Center in Weirton, WV as a slitter operator. He was Christian by faith. He was a member of the Wellsburg Moose and Brooke County Sportsmans Club.

Surviving Walter are three children; Donna (Greg) Webb of Clarksburg, WV, Joyce DeGarmo of Niles, OH, and Walter D. (Fonda) DeGarmo, Jr. of Wellsburg, WV; three stepdaughters; Lois, Tammy, and Peggy; five sisters, Helen Boyer, Jackie Andrews, Louis Mintor, JoAnn Grimes, and Esther Rocini; eight grandchildren; nine great grandchildren; two great great grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Visitation will be held on Thursday, July 11, 2019, from 11 a.m. until the time of the funeral service at 1 p.m. at the Mullenbach Funeral Home, 669 Main St., Follansbee, WV 26037 with Elder Joy Leasure officiating.

Interment will follow at Franklin Cemetery.

Full military honors will be conducted by the Ohio Valley Veterans Memorial Squad.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to Mullenbach Funeral Home to help with funeral expenses.

Condolences may be sent to www.mullenbachfh.com.