A funeral service to honor the life of Walter Fredrick Setzer, Jr., of Camden, SC, will be held at 3:00 PM, Saturday, February 28, 2015 at First Baptist Church in Morganton, NC. Rev. Bob Shepherd and Rev. Fred Schuszler will officiate. Burial will follow at Burke Memorial Park in Morganton. The family will receive friends from 1:00-3:00 PM, prior to the service at the church.
Memorials may be made in Mr. Setzer’s memory to Burke Hospice & Palliative Care, 1721 Enon Road, Valdese, NC 28690.
Walter Fredrick Setzer, Jr. died Tuesday, February 24, 2015. He was born in Morganton, NC, the son of the late Walter Fredrick, Sr. and Effie Mull Setzer Gallion. He served in the US Navy in WWII. Mr. Setzer was employed with Drexel Furniture Company, Singer Furniture Company and he was Editor of the Hardwood Market Report. He was a member of First Baptist Church in Camden, SC and was a former member of First Baptist Church of Morganton, NC, which he will always consider this as his home church.
Surviving is his wife of 54 years, Sue King Setzer; children, Kim Wood (Brett) of Ashville, NC and Trey Setzer (Stephanie) of Camden, SC; grandchildren, Taylor Wood, Lexi, Shelby and Piper Setzer; and his sister, Christine Baker of Lenoir, NC.
Mr. Setzer was predeceased by his parents; brother, Gerald Setzer and brother-in-law, Doyle Baker.
Kornegay Funeral Home, Camden Chapel is in charge of the local arrangements and out of town arrangements are made by Sossoman Funeral Home in Morganton, NC.
Online condolences may be sent to the Setzer family by visiting www.kornegayfuneral.com.