Walter Leo Rehm, 78 of Berkeley Lake, GA passed away April 25th at the Benton House in Woodstock, GA.
Walter was born in St. Louis on September 30, 1943, to Dr. & Mrs. Walter L. Rehm of Ste. Genevieve, Missouri. He attended & graduated from Subiaco Academy in Subiaco, Arkansas. He was a proud member of the Kappa Alpha Fraternity and a graduate of the University of Missouri in Columbia.
He spent time in the U.S. Army as a 1st Lieutenant serving overseas finishing his service as a military club officer in Atlanta at Fort Gillem.
After his military service, he joined American Hospitality Supply responsible for Eastern Tennessee. Promoted to a National Project Manager and after several successful years, he and two other co-workers formed a new manufacturer representative company which later grew to a distributing company headquartered in Norcross, GA expanding throughout the southeast.
In 2002, Walter suffered two heart attacks during a heart procedure and was advised to retire.
After retirement, he was still very active in land & development opportunities along with several other business ventures.
He lived on Berkeley Lake for over 40 years and served on the city council for five years and was a time or two mayor pro tem during that period.
Walter was an avid outdoorsman. He Loved Hunting & Fishing and did so all over North America. He loved spending time at his property in Blue Ridge, GA, as in Crawford County along the Flint River. Walter had a combination of active and Life-Long memberships of the following: National Wild Turkey Federation, Ducks Unlimited, Quail Forever, Quality Deer Mgt., Trout Unlimited, and The Ruffed Grouse Society.
He is survived by his wife, Patsy Rehm residing at Delmar Gardens in Lawrenceville, Son-Charles, his wife Deanna Rehm, Grand-children Charlee-Lynn Rehm, and Alexandra Lauren Rehm of Woodstock, GA. Sister Ann Rehm of St. Louis, Nephews Richard Bahr of Conyers, GA, and Chris Bahr of St. Louis.
With COVID and Travel being a concern for many Walter felt a Memorial and Funeral service would not be necessary.
If you would like to Donate to the following: American Lung Association – Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis (IPF), Alzheimer’s Association, Parkinson’s Foundation,