Walter R. McIvor, 67, passed away April 15, 2014 surrounded by his loving family.
Bob, as he was affectionately known by his family and friends, was born June 15, 1946 to Roberts and Sylvia McIvor in Petersburg, Virginia. Bob was a graduate of Randolph-Macon College with a Bachelors degree in 1968 and later graduating from Candler School of Theology of Emory University with a Masters of Divinity degree in 1971. Following seminary, Bob served as Pastor of several United Methodist Churches. He then joined the U.S. Navy as a Chaplain, retiring after 15 years of dedicated service. After his Naval career, Bob served other local churches. He will be remembered as a loving husband, father, son, grandfather, brother, and friend. He will be deeply missed.
Left to cherish his memory is his loving wife of 43 years, Suzanne Tapley McIvor; two sons, Matthew McIvor and wife Heather, Jonathan McIvor and wife Dannielle; mother, Sylvia McIvor; sister, Dr. Kathryn Shaver and husband John; three grandchildren: Connor, Lily and Carys McIvor; and niece, Katelyn Shaver.
A celebration of life will be held at 2:30 pm, Saturday, April 19, 2014 at Courthouse Community United Methodist Church. In lieu of flowers the family request donations may be made to the American Lung Association or the building fund at Courthouse Community United Methodist Church. Please share your condolences with the family at www.FamilyChoiceFunerals.com
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