Walter Franklin Petry

September 15, 1926December 26, 2020

Walter Franklin Petry, 94 of Hamilton, passed away on Saturday, December 26, 2020 at his residence. He was born in Butler County, on September 15, 1926, the son of the late Lester and Lottie Petry. Walter was a retired Tech Service Rep for NCR for 40 years, U.S. Army Veteran of WWII and attended Timberhill Baptist Church. He is survived by his wife of 70 years, Mary Louise (Bittinger) Petry; Grandchildren, Jacob (Amanda), Matthew (Wendy), Abby (Chad), Becky (Danny), Amy (Joe), Nathanael, Adam (Crystal) and Angela (Luke); great grandchildren, Levi, Addison, Remington, Aidan, Coleman, Chase, Alex, Daniel, Anna, Grace, Amara, Kaylee, Mackenzie, Owen and Lincoln; sibling, Marion Petry. Walter was also preceded in death by his daughters, Debra Henry and Jill Schellenbarg. Gathering for family and friends will be held on Thursday, December 31, 2020 from 11-1pm with Memorial Service to follow. The family suggest contributions be made in his memory to Honor Flight Tri-State, 8627 Calumet Way Cincinnati, Ohio 45249. Condolences may be left for the family at


  • Gathering for Family and Friends

    Thursday, December 31, 2020

  • Memorial Ceremony

    Thursday, December 31, 2020


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Daniel Niehaus

January 13, 2021

My condolences to the family. It was a privilege and a pleasure to have provided Walter's medical care for many years. Thank you for his service to our country. God bless all.

Janet and Hart Weber

December 31, 2020

We were sadden to hear of Walter's passing. He was a fine Christian man and follow in his faith. Always willing to help where he could. Mary our thoughts and prayers are with you. It is comforting to know he is with God now. If you need anything we are 2 doors down.

Christy Paddock

December 31, 2020

I loved Walter. Id try and talk to him all the time, Id speak loud. Mary everytime would say honey he cant hear you. Id just tell Mary I love u both. RIP Walter

Steve Henderson

December 31, 2020

We have great memories of Walter from many years ago when we lived and served in ministry at Fairfield. He was a great man of faith and a good friend.
Blessings to you Mary. Our prayers are with you.
Steve & Debbie Henderson

Glen House

December 28, 2020

Dear Mary,
Extending our heartfelt sympathy.
Just learned of the loss of your beloved Walt.
We've never met a man who walked so close to the Lord
as Walt...a life well lived!
This Scripture verse reflects his life :
"Those who are wise will shine like the heavens,
and those who lead many to righteousness will shine like
the stars forever and ever." DANIEL 12:3
Gentle Blessings,
Glen and Susan House ( Clearwater Florida)