Walter L. Hackney, II, 76, of Middletown, died on Wednesday, August 4, 2021 at Otterbein-Middletown, after struggling with Alzheimer's for many years. He was born in Middletown on September 30, 1944 to parents, Walter Sr. and Laura (Hatton) Hackney.
Walter had worked as a Midwest Regional Sales Representative for the Darworth Company. He served his country in the United States Marine Corps during Vietnam. Walter had always been involved with many organizations in the area, including the Masonic Lodge. He enjoyed traveling and loved to sail.
Mr. Hackney is survived by his daughter, Cathi Jo Henton; sisters, Faye (Byron) Mays & Kaye Ferlise; as well as many other loving nieces, nephews, family & friends,
He was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Joyce Hayes; and brother-in-law, James Hayes.
The family wishes to extend special thanks to everyone at Otterbein-Middletown and to Otterbein's Hospice for all their wonderful care.
Funeral Service will be Saturday, August 7, 2021 at 11:00 am at Wilson-Schramm-Spaulding Funeral Home, 3805 Roosevelt Blvd (at Bonita Dr), Middletown with Pastor Jim Winters officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service from 10:00 - 11:00 am at the funeral home. Burial will be at Grace Memorial Gardens with military honors conducted by the Middletown Combined Honor Guard.
Memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, Greater Cincinnati Chapter, 644 Linn St., Suite 1026, Cincinnati, Ohio 45203.