Walter Allen Auchampaugh passed away on January 28, in Kissimmee, Fl. where he resided. Born April 17, 1927 in Delanson, NY, he was a graduate of Delanson High School and Ithaca College where he earned a BA and MS in Physical Education. Walt was a Navy Veteran of WWII and a recipient of the American Theatre, Asiatic Pacific and Victory Medals. He taught Physical Education in the Schalmont, NY school district for 30 years and was a respected soccer and baseball coach. He was a member of the Elks, the American Legion and the Moose. Walt is preceded in death by his parents Lillian and Roland Auchambaugh. He is survived by Sandy, his wife of 40 years, his daughter Donna DeVito and her husband Vincent of Oviedo, FL, his son Bruce of Ithaca, NY, 2 step-children Sandra Mc Laughlin and Tim La Vallee, four grandchildren, April, Harry, Jonathon and Tanya and 2 great grandchildren, Madison and Aleah. He was a wonderful dancing partner, an avid soccer fan, a dedicated fisherman and was never seen without his baseball cap. He will be greatly missed. A memorial service will be held at the Elks Club # 1873, 1655 Kings Highway, Kissimmee, at 12pm, Wednesday, February 2. In lieu of flowers the family would appreciate donations made to the Alzheimer's Association (www.alz.org
). Arrangements entrusted to Grissom Funeral Home, Kissimmee, Fl. 407 847 3131.