AUSTINTOWN — Mr. Walter Jones Huebner, 81, died peacefully at his residence on Sunday, April 26, 2020.
Walter was born Jan. 10, 1939, to the late John F. and Helen Irene Mlynarski Huebner. He graduated from South Excessive College in 1957.
He enlisted within the U.S. Military. Walter served within the third Infantry Division in Schweinfurt, Germany, Ledward Caserne Barracks from January 1959 to December 1961.
In September 1960, whereas on weekend depart in London, England, he met the love of his life, June E. Goodenough of Liverpool, England. They married in Youngstown on Oct. 20, 1961.
Mr. Huebner enlisted within the U.S. Air Drive and served with the Communication Division, Keesler Air Base, in Mississippi, starting in 1962 in addition to Lakenheath Air Base, England, in 1965, and Ellsworth Air Drive Base, South Dakota, in 1967. Throughout that point, they have been blessed with a daughter and a son.
In 1967, they returned to Youngstown and settled down to boost a household.
Walter proudly labored at Common Motors for 34 years from November 1967 till his retirement in November 2001. He re-enlisted within the U.S. Air Drive Reserve in 1971, serving within the 76th Mobility Aerial Port Squadron within the 910th on the Youngstown Air Reserve Station. Throughout Operation Desert Storm, he deployed to Ramstein AFB, Germany.
He acquired decorations for service within the Chilly Battle in addition to Desert Storm and retired in 2002 as a grasp sergeant. In retirement, he loved working with native automotive sellers as a driver.
Walter obtained his non-public pilot certificates in 1977. He shared his love of aviation along with his son and grandsons. He was a lifelong fan of the Youngstown State College soccer staff and loved video games, street journeys and tailgating with household and mates.
He was a lifetime member of the American Legion and Veterans of International Wars Publish 2799, the place he conversed repeatedly along with his fellow veterans. Upon listening to the membership was to be closed, he generously made financial donations to every server for his or her private wants.
In 2012, he re-met Linda Sarver of Austintown, a detailed childhood good friend from Bryn Mawr plat. They spent the final eight stunning years collectively, having fun with their households, journey, music and the entire greatest that life has to supply.
His spouse of 42 years, June Ethel Goodenough Huebner, preceded him in demise on March 14, 2004.
He typically mentioned, “No two days have been ever the identical.”
Walter liked his household dearly and will likely be tremendously missed by his beloved companion, Linda Sarver; one brother, William Huebner of Girard; two kids, Diane Huebner Olekshuk of New Middletown and John Huebner of Camarillo, Calif.; son-in-law, David Olekshuk; daughter-in-law, Mary Wirtz Huebner; 5 grandchildren, Ashley E. Olekshuk, Walter A. Huebner, William J. Huebner, Thomas M. Huebner and Jonathon Elliott Huebner; a nephew, Craig Huebner; and a niece, Shari Huebner. He additionally leaves prolonged members of the family in England and Australia.
Non-public providers have been held Saturday, Might 2, 2020, at Lane Funeral House Austintown Chapel.
Memorial contributions will be made in reminiscence of Mr. Walter Huebner to St. Jude Kids’s Analysis Hospital.
Go to lanefuneralhomes.com to depart condolences for the household.
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