Walter Rees Laughrey

Walter Rees Laughrey

May 11, 1938 - March 20, 2024

Walter Rees Laughrey

May 11, 1938 - March 20, 2024


Walter Rees Laughrey, 85, of Spring City, TN, died on Wednesday, March 20, 2024, at LifeCare Center of Rhea County, Dayton, TN.

Born on May 11, 1938, in Connellsville, PA, he was the son of the late Donald and Betty (Edwards) Laughrey.

Walt served as a reservist in the United States Army and had retired in 1996 from the Eaton Corporation following over 30 years of service with: Westinghouse > Cutler-Hammer > Eaton.  Starting as a Tool and Die maker his final position was Project Manager responsible for planning and building large manufacturing facilities.  He graduated from the engineering program at Penn State – Beaver as well as the Tool & Die School at Westinghouse Electric Corp.

He is survived by his wife, Janice (Kimmel) Laughrey; two sons, Jeffrey Laughrey and Stacy Young; grandchild, Boaz (Alex) Laughrey; and two brothers, Donald and Gerald Laughrey.

A Graveside Service will be held on Monday, March 25th at 11AM at Grandview Cemetery.

The GABAUER-LUTTON FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION SERVICES, INC., Chippewa Twp., 117 Blackhawk Road, Beaver Falls, was honored to assist Walt’s family during this time.

Graveside Service

  • Date & Time: March 25, 2024 (11:00 AM)
  • Venue: Grandview Cemetery

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