Lester M. “Jeep” Walling

Published 10:38 am Wednesday, March 17, 2021

Lester McKeen (“Jeep”) Walling, 95, formerly of Currituck, and Beachwood, NJ, died March 13, 2021 in Williamsburg, Va. He was born September 20, 1925 in Hillside, NJ to the late Oliver S. Walling and Ruth V. McKeen, he was the husband of the late Eunice S. Treloar.

Lester was a World War II veteran earning both Victory in Europe and Victory in the Pacific campaign medals as a Gunner’s Mate from 1943 to 1946 in the United States Navy.

Lester is survived by son Mac Walling and wife Jane; and grandchildren Abigail Walling, Samuel Walling and wife Kim, and Jeffery Woolery. He was pre-deceased by wife Eunice and by daughter Martha Walling Woolery.

Lester will be interred in a private burial in Good Luck Cemetery, Forked River, NJ.  Donations in memory of Lester may be made to the Deborah Heart and Lung Center, 200 Trenton Road, Browns Mills, NJ 08015, where he had a heart by-pass surgery over forty years ago.  Twiford Funeral Home, Elizabeth City is serving the family. www.TwifordFH.com.

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