Walter Titchenell Saturday, August 4, 1923 - Wednesday, August 16, 2017
Walter Titchenell, 94, of Martinsburg, formerly of Oldtown, MD, died Wednesday, August 16, 2017 at the V.A.M.C. – Martinsburg.
Born August 4, 1923 in Terra Alta, he was the son of the late Walter and May (Ashby) Titchenell.
He was also preceded in death by his wife, Geraldine; a son, Steve Titchenell; and, a sister, Gwyneth Tall.
Mr. Titchenell was a U.S. Navy veteran of WWII.. He was aboard the USS Columbia.
Mr. Titchenell had been self-employed as a barber as well as a school bus driver in Allegany County.
He had been a worship leader at Liberty Christian Fellowship.Walter attended Hedgesville Assembly of God, where he enjoyed working with the Royal Rangers. He enjoyed attending Senior Citizens on Willowbrook Road.
Mr. Titchenell was proud of the music relationship he had with Dusty Shaffer (of WTBO) and singing gospel songs together in the surrounding area.
Survivors include his four children, Nancy Logan, NC, Genene Updike, Oldtown, Mariana Bucy, Cumberland, and James Titchenell, Frostburg; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Friends will be received at the Upchurch Funeral Home, P.A., 202 Greene Street, Cumberland, on Monday from noon until 1 PM.
The service will follow at 1 PM with Pastor Gary L. Gordon, officiating.
Interment will be in Restlawn Memorial Gardens, where military honors will be accorded by Ft. Cumberland Post #13 Veterans Honor Guard.