Walter Blanchard Ector, Jr.

August 13, 1929 — July 11, 2022

Burlington

Walter Blanchard Ector, Jr.

Master Sgt. Walter Blanchard Ector, Jr. passed away July 11, 2022.  Walter was born in Alamance County to Walter and Annie Lee Ector, both deceased. 

He worked at Mebane Lumber Company before retiring.  He served his country in the U.S. Air Force for almost 30 years.  Walter was a faithful member of Long’s Chapel Christian Church.

He is survived by his wife, Betty King Ector.  They were married for 72 years.  In addition to his wife, he is survived by two sons, Randy Ector, Sr. and wife, Diane, Robbie Ector and wife, Vicky; four grandchildren, Melissa Jenkins and husband, Adam, Randy Ector, Jr. and wife, Stephanie, Zane Ector and Tori Ector; five great grandchildren, Madison and Mckinley Russell, Gracie Jenkins, Samantha and Mason Ector; two sisters, Mary Lee Smith and Blanche Lipscomb.  He was preceded in death by his sisters, Nannie Lou Coleman, Edna Rudd and Ruth Squires and three brothers, Parker, Bill and Jack Ector.

A graveside service will be held at 12:00 Noon Thursday, July 14, 2022 at Long’s Chapel Christian Church Cemetery with military honors provided by the United States Air Force.  Visitation will be from 10:00-12:00 Thursday prior to the service at the church, the family will not be present.

Memorials may be made to AuthoraCare Collective, formerly known as Hospice of Alamance-Caswell, 914 Chapel Hill Rd. Burlington, NC 27215 or to the Long’s Chapel Church Christian Church Cemetery Fund 2364 N NC Highway 49 Burlington, North Carolina 27217.

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Visitation

Thursday, July 14, 2022

10:00am - 12:00pm (Eastern time)

Long's Chapel Christian Church

2364 State Hwy 49, Burlington, NC 27217

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Graveside Service

Thursday, July 14, 2022

Starts at 12:00pm (Eastern time)

Long's Chapel Christian Church Cemetery

2364 State Hwy 49, Burlington, NC 27217

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