Walter Roy Buckholter, 80, of Celina, passed away at 1:15 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2012, at the Mercer County Community Hospital in Coldwater. Walter was born on Nov. 2, 1932 in Zanesville to the late Roy and Clara (Coyle) Burckholter.
On Aug. 21, 1954, he married Mary Lois Samsel.
Also surviving are his children, Michael and Diana Burckholter of Celina, Brian and Joyce Burckholter of Antwerp, Jon Burckholter of Columbus, Ga., Brad and Teresa Burckholter of Celina, Caprice Burckholter of Lima, Chris and Marie Burckholter of Celina; nine grandchildren; one great-granddaughter; three brothers-in-law; a sister-in-law.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday at the Lehman-Hogenkamp-Dzendzel Funeral Home in Celina, the Rev. Albert Alspaugh officiating.
Burial will follow at Mercer Memory Gardens.
Friends may call from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, and one hour before services on Saturday at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Children’s Miracle Network.
Condolences may be made at LDFuneralHome.com.