Martin L. Walter



Martin L. Walter, 79, of Conway, SC passed away peacefully Sunday, August 26, 2018 at Grand Strand Medical Center in Myrtle Beach, SC.

Born in Lancaster, OH, he was the son of the late George G. Walter and Emma Wellman Walter. Martin was a graduate of Lancaster High School. He was proud to be a farmer in Lancaster where he lived for 75 years and retired from Anchor Hocking. After visiting Myrtle Beach, SC he fell in love with the area and moved there with his beloved wife, Daria. Martin loved boating, fishing, the company of his friends and meeting with his support group. His favorite thing in the whole world was walking his beloved dog Sweetie Pie on the beach. He was a selfless person who was always giving of his time to help others and was the type of person whom you loved the first time you met him. In addition to his parents, Martin is predeceased by his loving wife of 45 years, Daria Walter; brothers, George “Fred” Walter, Joseph A. Walter and sister Christine Singer.

Survivors include his sister in laws, Helen Walter and Connie Walter, Lancaster; five nephews, Tom (Robin) Walter and Tim (Karen) Walter, Lancaster; Joe (Candy) Walter, Zanesville; Ken (Nyetta) Walter, Grove City; Joel (Vicki) Walter, Pickerington; three nieces, Pauline Hunt of Conway, SC, Linda Claypool and Tina Thompson of Pickerington; cousins, Noah Blosser, Oliver Blosser, Shirley Tipple, Alice Schwalge, Marilyn Blais, several great nieces and nephews and his trusted and loyal dog companion, Sweetie Pie.

A Celebration of Life service will be held at a later date.

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Burroughs Funeral Home & Cremation Services of Murrells Inlet, SC (843.651.1440) is assisting the family.