Walter Wilbur Avery, age 85 of Cridersville died 10:10 a. m. at the Zusman House in Columbus Friday, Feb. 24 2012. He was born Dec. 22, 1926 in Alton, IL to Thomas Wilbur and Mary Mae Wolfe Avery, both parents are deceased.
Mr. Avery had been a welder with General Dynamics and served in the U. S. Army during WW II and Korea.
Survivors include 2 sons: Brad Avery of Cridersville and Todd A. Avery of Newark, OH.
Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery, Lima.