Walter P. LaBounty

  • Born: September 27, 1918
  • Died: November 24, 2016
  • Location: South Burlington, Vermont

Tribute & Message From The Family

Walter P. LaBounty, 98, of South Burlington, passed away on November 24, 2016 peacefully at home from natural causes with his son Gary and Sharon Neill by his side. He was born September 27, 1918 in Plattsburg, New York. Devoted husband to Theresa (Bezio) predeceased in 2003, father to Sandra LaBounty (Coon) predeceased and husband Henry Coon of St. Albans Bay, Walter (Dick) LaBounty and his wife Mary (Gill) of South Carolina, Ronald LaBounty and his partner Laurie Farrell, Christine LaBounty (Palmer) to husband Alan Palmer of Shelburne, and Gary LaBounty and Sharon Neill, and many Grand and Great grandchildren and a friend to many. Highly decorated World War 2 Army Veteran served in the Pacific Theater, he was a prominent business man, Vice President and General Manager of Northern Oil Company with numerous locations including the first shopping center at Taft Corners. He was an active member at many clubs including the Ethan Allen, and the Elks club. Visiting hours will be held at Ready Funeral Home South Chapel, 261 Shelburne Road, Burlington on Monday, November 28th from 4-7 pm. The Funeral Mass will be at St. John Vianney Church, Hinesburg Road, South Burlington on Tuesday November 29, at 10:00am with burial to follow in Resurrection Park Cemetery.


Condolence & Memory Journal

To the Labounty Family. My deepest condolences to you all . I am a son of Vivian Ward. Richard Wards wife. Your Father was a great man and very generous also. As a young boy . I remember being a golf caddy for you Dad . Those were fun times .

Posted by Jeffrey Stewart - Burlington, VT   December 02, 2016

To the LaBounty family... I am so sorry to hear of the loss of your dad and grandfather Walter. He was a very sweet, loving and happy man who I have many wonderful memories of. You were all so blessed to have him in your life for so many years. I will miss getting his Christmas card every year. You are all in my thoughts and prayers.Love Barbara

Posted by Barbara Steiner - Milton, VT   December 01, 2016

Dear Family, So sorry to hear of Walt's passing. What a nice man and so blessed for having a family like you to share his life with.
Prayers and thoughts are with you.
Danny and Nancy DeGraff

Posted by Danny & Nancy (Coon) DeGraff - St. Albans, VT   November 29, 2016

We have been Walts neighbor for 17 yrs, what a wonderful man. He will be missed.
Chuck and Betty Cerasoli, Wellesley Grove

Posted by A friend   November 29, 2016

To the LaBounty Family: Great memories of Walter at Northern Oil. He and my dad (John) were great pals. He lived a long life! His smile will not be forgotten.

Sally (Barone) Herrup

Posted by A friend   November 28, 2016

Shawn, Rhonda and Family,

Our deepest sympathy at the loss of "Pep". His was a life well lived.

Posted by Charlotte and Kevin Benedict - Swanton, VT   November 28, 2016

To Walts family,he was a gentle giant,not in stature but in deeds. He will be missed.

Posted by Norm Pellerin - Essex Jct, VT   November 28, 2016

Mary, Rhonda and Family.... Sorry to hear of your father/grandfathers passing. What a Long Life!

Posted by Joan Allaire - Colchester, VT   November 28, 2016

Sorry to hear of Uncle Walt's passing. He was a wonderful brother to Ruth. She was sorrowful and heartsore when we told her this morning. Our prayers are with Uncle Walt and with his family.

Posted by Wayne and Darcey Peters - Milton, VT   November 27, 2016