West Virginia Pioneers

Walter Frederick Garnes, Jr

Male 1937 - 2012  (75 years)


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  • Name Walter Frederick Garnes 
    Suffix Jr 
    Born 8 Jan 1937  St Albans, Kanawha, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 18 Aug 2012  Meigs County, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Meigs County, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 

    • Walter Frederick Garnes, Jr
      BIRTH 8 Jan 1937
      Saint Albans, Kanawha County, West Virginia, USA
      DEATH 18 Aug 2012 (aged 75)
      Langsville, Meigs County, Ohio, USA
      BURIAL
      Old Salem Cemetery
      Salem Township, Meigs County, Ohio, USA
      MEMORIAL ID 136307991 ยท View Source

      Walter F. Garnes Jr. of Langsville passed away Saturday, Aug. 18, 2012. Born Jan. 8, 1937, in St. Albans, W.Va., he was the son of the late Walter F. and Pearl L. Doolittle Garnes. He was retired from Southern Ohio Coal Mine No. 1. He was a life member of the NRA and a member of Joseph Freeman American Legion Post 476 of Wilkesville. Surviving: children, Teresa (David) Grigsby of Albany, Vickie Strickland, Walter Garnes III of Langsville, Brenda Garnes (Chris) of Jackson and Rebecca (Harry) Barber of Nelsonville; 12 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren; siblings, Bill (Bernice) Garnes of Langsville, Lula (Lawrence) Gilmore of Ewington, and Bernard (Connie) Garnes of Washington; and his special pet, Popeye. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Alice White Garnes; infant sons, Robert and William; an infant granddaughter, April; brothers, Willard, Glen, Delton, and infants Robert and William; and sisters Reva and infant Virginia.
      -- funeral home obituary
    Person ID I117960  WVPioneers
    Last Modified 25 Jun 2019 

    Father Walter Frederick Garnes,   b. 6 Jan 1906, Jackson County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jun 1959, Meigs County, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years) 
    Mother Pearl L Doolittle,   b. 11 Apr 1910, Jackson County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Oct 1987, Vinton, Gallia, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Married 13 Jun 1925  Kanawha County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Notes 

    • Marriage Record
      Date: 13 June 1925 at Charleston
      Place: Kanawha, West Virginia, United States
      Walter F Garnes, 22; Jackson Co, WV; Kanawha Co, WV
      Pearl L Doolittle, 19; Jackson Co, WV; Kanawha Co, WV

      1940 Jefferson, Kanawha, West Virginia
      Garnes, Walter 34 WV 1935: lived same place
      Pearl wife 28 WV 1935: lived same place
      Boyd son 14 WV 1935: lived same place
      Reba dau 10 WV 1935: lived same place
      Glen son 8 WV 1935: lived same place
      Wm son 6 WV 1935: lived same place
      Lula Bell dau 4 WV
      Walter son 2 WV
      Bernard son 6/12 WV

      From Walter Jr's obit, 2012 - a list of his siblings:
      Willard deceased
      Delton deceased
      Reva deceased
      Glen deceased
      Bill (Bernice) Garnes of Langsville
      Lula (Lawrence) Gilmore of Ewington
      (Walter)
      Bernard (Connie) Garnes of Washington
      infant Virginia deceased
    Family ID F30220  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Alice Ann White,   b. 9 Sep 1935,   d. 17 Oct 2004  (Age 69 years) 
    Family ID F30221  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsDied - 18 Aug 2012 - Meigs County, Ohio, United States Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S1205] Census.

    2. [S654] Marriage Records, West Virginia Division of Culture and History.