Obituary of Walter Roger Brashear
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Walter Roger Brashear, 83, husband of Joan Morgan Brashear, died Monday, February 7, 2022, at Prisma Health Tuomey Hospital. Born in Los Angeles, CA, he was a son of the late Walter Roger Brashear and Grace Flemming Brashear. Mr. Brashear was a U. S. Army Vietnam veteran. He retired from Crescent Tool Company. Mr. Brashear performed as a country music musician and lead guitarist as “Walt Rogers”. Surviving are his wife of 49 years; two step-daughters, Tina Lynn Kirby and Renee LaFrom; one step-son, Billy Sliger, Jr.; and numerous nieces and nephews. Services will be held at a later date. Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105. On-line condolences may be sent to www.sumterfunerals.com Elmore Hill McCreight Funeral Home & Crematory, 221 Broad Street, Sumter, is in charge of the arrangements (803) 775-9386.