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Walter W. Milner
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Obituary for Walter W. Milner

ROCKVILLE- Walter W. Milner, 86, of Rockville, Indiana died at 11:56 pm Sunday, May 21, 2017 in his residence.

He was a Farmer, a Livestock Buyer for Producers Marketing Association and the owner and operator of the Rockville Sale Barn.

He was born August 15, 1930 in Terre Haute, Indiana to the late Harry Milner and Lydia Garrigus Milner.

Survivors include his wife of 62 years, Phyllis Boor Milner whom he married February 26, 1955 in Brazil; also surviving, two sons, Randy (Tamra) Milner and Scott (Stacey) Milner of Rockville; two daughters, Terri Hammontree (Mike Hott) of Coatsville and Marti Veach (Dan Harmon) of Rockville; one brother, Bill Milner of Terre Haute; four sisters, Anna Mae Fagg of Brazil, Virginia Beck of Terre Haute, Kathryn King of Terre Haute and Carolyn Laning of Hilton Head, South Carolina; seven grandchildren, Tiffani (Jared) Martin, Abigail Milner, Mackenzie Milner, Malorie (Nick) Volz , Kyle Hammontree, Tyler Milner and Treyton Milner; three great- grandchildren, Jacob Martin, Mason Martin and Paisli Volz.

He was a 1948 graduate of Glenn High School and served in the United States Army during the Korean War. He was a member of Veterans of Foreign Wars Paul Taylor post 1752 and American Legion Fellenzer Post 48 both in Rockville.

Services will be 11:00 am Thursday, May 25, at Gooch Funeral Home, 112 West Howard Street, Rockville with Pastor Brian Holt officiating. Burial will follow in Memory Garden Cemetery, Rockville. Visitation is from 4:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. Wednesday at Gooch Funeral Home.

Memorials should friends so desire, may be made to American Legion Fellenzer Post 48, 115 East Ohio Street, Rockville, IN 47872 in his memory.

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Funeral Home:
Gooch Funeral Home
112 W. Howard Street
Rockville, IN
US 47872

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Rockville, Indiana 47872





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Rockville, IN 47872


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