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Walter Shriver

July 14, 1938 — September 18, 2019

Sugartree Ridge

Walter H. Shriver, age 81, of the Sugartree Ridge Community passed away Wednesday morning, September 18, 2019 at Ohio Valley Manor in Ripley, Ohio.

He was born July 14, 1938 in Highland County, Ohio, son of the late Harry Elliott Shriver and Lucy Forester Igo Shriver.

Walt was a former member of the Sugartree Ridge United Methodist Church and was a United States Army Korean War Veteran. Walt was also a longtime farmer in the Sugartree Ridge Community.

Surviving are his children; Richard Shriver, Angela Shriver,  Daniel (Aleesha) Shriver,  Nicholle (Brandon) Stratton, David Stafford,  Carol Ann (Russell) Pierce, and Erica (Scott) Engle. Also left to mourn his passing are his grandchildren; Ashley (Chad) McKee, Wade (Cassie) Shriver, Levi Krebs, Chance Krebs,  Wesley Stratton, Emily (Ryan) Bates, Clayton Purvis, Colby Purvis, Kylee Shriver, Taelyn Shriver, Oakley Engle, Brantley Engle, and Charlize Pierce,  great-grandchildren; Cody and Ayleigh McKee, sister, Shirley Underwood, and several cousins, nieces, and nephews.

In addition to his parents, Walt was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Stephany Shriver, sister, Jane McIntyre and brother-in-law, Hanson P. "Mac" McIntyre, brother, Harry Randall "Harve" Shriver and sister-in-law, Eilene Shriver, and brother-in-law, Bob Underwood.

Graveside services will be held 11:00 a.m. Saturday, September 21, 2019, at Sugartree Ridge Cemetery where the Highland County Honor Guard will accord full military honors. There will be a gathering of family and friends at the Old "Y" Restaurant following the burial services.

Friends will be received at Rhoads-Edgington Funeral Home, 138 E. Main St.  Hillsboro on Friday, September 20, 2019 from 5:00 - 8:00 p.m.

Contributions may be directed to the funeral home in Walt's memory.

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Service Schedule

Past Services


Friday, September 20, 2019

5:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

Rhoads-Edgington Funeral Home

138 E. Main St., Hillsboro, OH 45133

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Graveside Service

Saturday, September 21, 2019

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Sugartree Ridge Cemetery

OH-136, Hillsboro, OH 45133

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