Walter Herbert Highland

Walter Herbert Highland, 96, of Riverview, FL, formerly of Parkersburg, WV, and Belpre, Ohio. He was born in Parkersburg, WV, on October 14, 1924, and was the son of the late Harry and Ruth Cole Highland. He retired in 1982 from the Union Carbide after 30 years of service. He was a U.S. Navy veteran having served during WWII in the South Pacific and had been a member of the Belpre Masonic Lodge #609. He had also been a member of the Mullen Memorial Baptist Church.

Survivors include a son, Steven (Denise) Highland of Belpre, Ohio, daughter, Christine M. Rephann of Short Gap, WV, Diane J. Hohman of Logan, Ohio, 10 grandchildren, 17 great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife Phyllis Joy Smith Highland, a son, Mark A. Highland, daughter in law, Teresa Statler Highland and a granddaughter, Corrine Highland, and a son in law, Ronald F. Hohman.

There will be no visitation or services. Burial will be in the Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Parkersburg, WV.

Leavitt Funeral Home, Belpre, is assisting the family with arrangements.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.LeavittFuneralHome.com.

Special thanks to Ona for taking good care of our father.