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“Walter was a very special man. I hate that I had lost contact with him and did not know the pain and suffering he was going through. Jason, Your...Read More »
1 of 10 | Posted by: GAYLA ADKINS - Greenville, WV

“So sorry to hear of your death. You have always been a dear friend to me. Betty ”
2 of 10 | Posted by: Betty Shores - Charleston, WV

“Jason & Jackie, wish I had known sooner the information I had that could've helped Walt. He was a very special person to me, my daughters, and...Read More »
3 of 10 | Posted by: Berma Haynes

“Dear Jason, I just wanted you to know how much I've been thinking of you since hearing about the passing of your dad. I know that it has been very...Read More »
4 of 10 | Posted by: Tara Morris - Charleston, WV

“Jason, Barb & Danny -Words cannot express my sadness on the untimely death of Walt. To say that his time with us was far too short is an...Read More »
5 of 10 | Posted by: Laura Holstein-Ramsey - WV

“I regret missing the memorial service. Walt was friendly and helpful with everyone. I remember him fondly and appreciate the positive influence he...Read More »
6 of 10 | Posted by: Brian Long - Charleston, WV

“Jason & Danny - It absolutely breaks my heart to know what all Walt had to go through before leaving his life here on earth. He was a good man who...Read More »
7 of 10 | Posted by: Sherrie Summers - Charleston, WV

“Jason,I just wanted to tell you how sorry I am for your loss. Mom and I will be out of town so we won't be able to make it to the services Saturday,...Read More »
8 of 10 | Posted by: Leslie Wilkinson Carpenter - WV

“Jason I am so sorry for your loss.. Just wanted to let you know that i am thinking of you at this very hard time.... If you ever need me you know...Read More »
9 of 10 | Posted by: Melissa (Hill) Jameson - Belle, WV

“Walter was a good man that suffered unjustly by our legal system. He loved his Mother dearly and was kind to all. Walt sacrificed his retirement...Read More »
10 of 10 | Posted by: Barbara Teel - Sissonville, WV


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Walter Cameron Hudnall, 67, of Belle, passed away on March 21, 2011.

Walter was born January 3, 1944 in Charleston. He was a preceded in death by his parents, Walter and Helen Hudnall of Belle.

Survivors include his son, Jason Hudnall and his fiancée, Jackie Chapman, of Ashland, Kentucky; ex-wife, Barbara; very special people in his life, Danny Bowles of Charleston and Jason Childers of Michigan.

Walter worked for 5 years for Consolidation Coal Company as supervisor at Salley Buffalo Park in Cadiz, Ohio, returning to West Virginia in 1977. He was a surface mine inspector for 20 years, and the remaining years of his career, he was the training director of surface mining operation for the WV EPA.

Walter was active in the Kanawha Valley Central Little League, serving as president for 5 years. He also served as a coach for their baseball and football associations. Walter was a member of the NRA and past president of the National Wild Turkey Association of Kanawha County.

His passion was hunting and fishing. He loved Michigan salmon and steelhead fishing as well as the mountains of West Virginia, where he spent his time fishing, bear and deer hunting. His beloved farm in Putnam County was where he enjoyed being with his friends and hunting associates.

According to Walt’s wishes, his body will be cremated and taken to places dear to him, his son, Jason, and Danny Bowles.

A memorial service will be held at 7:00 p.m. Saturday, March 26, 2011, at Stevens & Grass Funeral Home, Malden, with Steve Boggs officiating.

Friends may call one hour prior to the service at the funeral home on Saturday.