Walter R. Voght Jr.

Walter R. Voght Jr., 92, of Hartford City, IN, and having family in Huntington, IN, died Wednesday, May 8, 2019, at 2:30 a.m. at his home.

Mr. Voght was a 1945 graduate of Dunkirk High School. He served in the United States Army during the Korean War. He worked as a bridge builder for Stover Construction Co., Hartford City, St. Joe Paper factory, was a Blackford County farmer and had been the Blackford County surveyor. He was a member of the Moyer Pooler American Legion Post 159 and the Tri State Gas Engine & Tractor Association.

He was born April 24, 1927, in Lafayette to Walter and Dorothy Depoy Voght. He married Betty J. Besser on April 29, 1952, in Hartford City, and she survives.

Survivors include two sons, Samuel David (Donna) Voght, of Portland, and Timothy Ryan Voght, of Indianapolis; a daughter, Julie (Stuart) Terrell, of Hartford City; a son-in-law, James Stephenson, of Hartford City; four sisters, Ann Faris, of McArthur, OH; Martha Voght, of Bishop, CA; Sue Reeves, of Hartford City; and Judith Tejan, of South Carolina; a brother, Daniel Voght, of Mississippi; 11 grandchildren, Ryan Stephenson, of Alexandria, VA; Matthew (Mandy) Stephenson, of Huntington; Molly Robbins and Jennifer (Gene) Hummel, both of Portland; Adam (MaryBeth) Voght, of Craigville; Jill Robinson, LeAnn (Jonathan) Newlin and Betsy (Cory) Kausch, all of Indianapolis; Brittany (Brandon) Charnley, of Hartford City; James Stephenson, of Redkey; and Joshua (Jennifer) Stephenson, of Albany; and several great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a daughter, Patricia Stephenson, and a son, Frederick Darren Voght.

Calling is Sunday, May 12, 2019, from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Walker & Glancy Funeral Home, 109 W. Windsor St. Montpelier. A service of celebration will be held Monday, May 13, 2019, 11 a.m. at Walker & Glancy Funeral Home, with Rev. Troy Kaufman and Rev. Daniel Coffman officiating. Interment will follow in the Dunkirk I.O.O.F. Cemetery in Dunkirk. Graveside military rites will be conducted by the U.S Army.

Preferred memorials are to American Kidney Disease Foundation, 911 E. 86th St., Suite 100 Indianapolis, IN 46240.

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