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MSgt. Walter Edward Appleby

MSgt. Walter Edward Appleby
  • August 6, 1930 - March 18, 2019
  • Summerville, South Carolina
  • Memorials may be made to:
  • Whitten Center Parent's Club
    C/O Marlene Woods,
    304 Dixon Street
    Clinton, SC 29325-4274

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“Poppy, you are so so incredibly missed. I'm so thankful for the many things you taught me, but most of all for teaching me about the Lord. You...Read More »
1 of 13 | Posted by: Kim DiCesare - Riverview, FL

“Dad I love you and miss you. You taught me so much about life and patience. Until we met again.Love fromYour daughter Joyce,Son-in-law...Read More »
2 of 13 | Posted by: Joyce Stiehler - Norman, OK

“Me Walt will be missed. A very kind Godly man. You are in my thoughts and prayers Norma & family. My deepest sincerest condolences. God Bless you....Read More »
3 of 13 | Posted by: Sharon Emmons - North Charleston, SC

“Mrs Norma & family, so sorry for the loss of Mr. Walt. He was a very nice person. He will be missed,and fond memories to be had with many folks. You...Read More »
4 of 13 | Posted by: Sharon Emmons - North Charleston, SC

“Uncle Walt was a kind, giving, good man with a soft voice and I have such special memories of him - my prayers are with you Aunt Norma, Linda and...Read More »
5 of 13 | Posted by: Verlen Fox - Newberry, FL

“Forever in peace with our Lord ”
6 of 13 | Posted by: Toni Kowalewski - Boston, NY

“My deepest sympathy to Norma and the entire family. Walt was a true gentleman. He willSurely be missed by all his friends. ”
7 of 13 | Posted by: Genie Whetsell - Hanahan, SC

“Rest in sweet peace Mr. Walt. You have always been so kind to all of us. You will be missed. ”
8 of 13 | Posted by: Angela Grenadier - Tampa, FL

“So many fond memories of this kind, gentle man who was a servant of the Lord. Norma, and all the family my heart goes out to you at this time. He...Read More »
9 of 13 | Posted by: Alice Caldwell - Goose Creek, SC

“Norma, Linda, Joyce all of you are in my prayers that God will give y'all comfort and peace. Walt was a very good man and you are in my thoughts and...Read More »
10 of 13 | Posted by: Martha Robinson - Winnabow, NC

“Our deepest sympathies to the Family. We met Walter and Norma through their daughter Linda Lee and through their visits to Whitten Center where...Read More »
11 of 13 | Posted by: Roy and Kathleen Roberts - SC

“Mr. Walt you will be missed. Such a dedicated man of God. Love to Me Norma and family. ”
12 of 13 | Posted by: Mynda Poff - Moncks Cirner, SC

“I'm so sorry for the loss. Walt iwas a great person, I was glad to get to know the both of you through church. He will surely be missed. Norma if you...Read More »
13 of 13 | Posted by: Sharon Seavey - Summerville, SC


MSgt. Walter Edward Appleby, USMC (Ret.), 88, of Summerville, SC, husband of Joyce Norma Ashbrook Appleby died Monday, March 18, 2019. The family will receive friends Wednesday, March 20, 2019 at J. Henry Stuhr, Inc., Northwoods Chapel, 2180 Greenridge Road from 4:00 pm until 6:00 pm. His Funeral Service will be held Thursday, March 21, 2019 at Stuhr's Northwoods Chapel at 10:00 am. Interment with military honors will follow at Jackson National Cemetery, Columbia, SC, at 1:00 pm.

Walter was born August 6, 1930 in Providence, RI, son of the late Urban S. Appleby and the late Mildred Robbins Appleby. He was raised in Massachusetts and graduated from North Attleboro High School. He was a Master Sergeant in the United States Marine Corps, served during the Korean war and retired after 20 years of service. Walter worked for five years at Waccamaw Pottery and was an ordained Deacon and attended Lydia Baptist Church in Summerville, SC.

He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Norma Appleby; two daughters, Linda A. Lee (Ronald) of Prosperity, SC and Joyce A. Stiehler and family of Norman, OK; granddaughters: Lori Beth Lee and Chrissy Lee of SC and Kimberly DiCesare (Jason) of FL; and three great-grandchildren: Madison, Karalyn and David DiCesare of FL.

Memorials may be made to Whitten Center Parent's Club, C/O Marlene Woods, 304 Dixon Street, Clinton, SC 29325-4274.

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