Walter, Eugene Elmer -
Hillsboro - Funeral services for Mr. Eugene Elmer Walter, age 74, of Hillsboro, TN, will be conducted at 11:00 AM on Saturday, April 1, 2017 at Coffee County Funeral Chapel with Bro. Brandon Stutts officiating. Burial will follow in Bethany Cemetery. Visitation with the family will be from 6:00 PM until 9:00 PM on Friday evening at the funeral home. Mr. Walter passed away at his residence on March 28, 2017, surrounded by his loving family.
Eugene was born in Cincinnati, OH, the son of the late George and Rose Osner Walter. He was previously employed in sales at Oxygen Plus and was a member of Faith Freewill Baptist Church, where he served in the music ministry. Eugene loved to fish and watch Nascar. In the 1980s, Eugene and James Mahaffey organized Normandy Volunteer Fire Department.
In addition to his parents, Eugene was preceded in death by his mother-in-law, Leedom Swoape; sister-in-law, Brenda Uselton; and brother-in-law, Ted Carter. Eugene is survived by his loving wife of 29 years, Rosie Walter; four children, Rose Chandler, Karen Thomas, Eugene F. Walter and Christina Tesche; eight brothers and sisters, Sandy Rose, Helen Rhodus, Robert (Gloria) Walter, Gerri (Leroy) Hoff, Connie (Arvil) Hayes, Paul (Theresa) Walter, Mary (Brian) Straubb, and Jacqueline (Mark) Mergo; six grandchildren, Samantha, Tiffany, Rochelle, RJ, Shane, and Isaac. He is also survived by his father-in-law, Ralph Swoape, Sr.; sister-in-law, Jeannie Carter; brother-in-law, Ralph (Gina) Swoape, Jr.; and many nieces and nephews.
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Coffee County Funeral Chapel
786 McMinnville Hwy
Manchester, TN 37355