Walter Lee Stafford, 69 of Warsaw, Indiana passed away Friday December 2, 2016 at 4:15 a.m. in his residence. He was born on July 28, 1947 to Walter Buford and Lola C. (Scott) Stafford in Double Springs, Tennessee.
He was a US Army veteran serving from 1966 to 1969 during the Vietnam War.
Walter was united in marriage on June 7, 1977 to Maxine Slone in Clintwood Virginia.
He was a maintenance man for Prairie View Nursing Home and he also was a Security Guard for DePuy.
He is survived by a sister in law, Phyllis Carey of Warsaw, Indiana and a bother in law, Lonnie (and spouse Belinda) Slone of Clunette, Indiana. He is also survived by his cat, A.J. He is preceded in death by his parents and his wife, Maxine Stafford.
A graveside service will be held on Monday December 12, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. at Oakwood Cemetery with Pastor Terry Bradford Officiating. Military Honors will be also held by the American Legion Post #49, VFW Post 1126.
Burial will be in Oakwood Cemetery Warsaw, Indiana.
In lieu of flowers the family is requesting that the memorial contribution be made to Animal Welfare League of Kosciusko County, P.O Box 1906, Warsaw, Indiana 46581-1906
Arrangements are entrusted to McHatton-Sadler Funeral Chapel, Warsaw, Indiana.