Walter Ralph McAfee, Jr., age 55, of Jewett died Saturday, March 17, 2012 at Ohio American’s Redbird West Operation’s near Brilliant from injuries sustained in a mining accident.

Born February 28, 1957 in Dennison he was a son of the late Walter Ralph “Pork” McAfee, Sr and Florence Alice “Floss” Moore McAfee.

Services will be held Thursday at noon in Bethel United Methodist Church near Jewett with Pastor Roger Zimmerman officiating. Burial will follow in Fairview Cemetery, Jewett. Friends may call Wednesday from 2 – 8 p.m. at Koch Funeral Home, Scio where a Masonic Service will be held at 8 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to Autism Speaks, 1060 State Rd., 2nd Floor, Princeton, NJ 08540 or at Koch, Scio 740-945-6161.

A full obituary will appear in the March 24, 2012 print edition of the Harrison News-Herald.