Walter Ross McHan Sr.


Mr. Walter Ross McHan Sr., 52, a resident of Exmore, passed away Thursday, Sept. 9, 2021, at his home. A native of the Eastern Shore, he was the son of the late Patricia Starr McHan. Walt was a mentor for Therapeutic Interventions Inc. and enjoyed being with his children, fishing, shooting, boating, football, and baseball. He was a die-hard Dallas Cowboys and New York Yankees fan.

He is survived by his children, Walter McHan Jr., of Eastville, and Colin McHan and Caleb McHan, both of Exmore; granddaughter, who called him “Gamps,” Hayden Scott McHan; the mothers of his children, Theresa McHan and Amy Manelski; and a group of friends that were family. Walt was preceded in death by his son, Anthony Scott McHan.

A Celebration of Life service was conducted Sunday, Sept. 12, 2021, at 3 p.m., at the Exmore Baptist Church Outreach Center with Pastor Jonathan Carpenter officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations to help with funeral expenses may be made to Doughty Funeral Home, P.O. Box 633, Exmore, VA 23350, or call 757-442-6362.
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Arrangements were made by Doughty Funeral Home in Exmore.
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