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May 24, 2017

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May 24, 2017

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February 10, 2013
In 1964 Walt took a job in the off season in the cash vault at United States National Bank. I sat in the cage opposite him and got to know him well at 8 hours a day. Walt was my first contact with a professional football player. He had a great sense of humor and lived life to the fullest and I mean fullest as most guys do at that age. I was invited out to have drinks after work but was not of age but appreciated the fact that I even got invited. In order to keep in shape at least while working there Walt would take a bag of silver dollars in each hand and press them over his head dozens of times a day. Hell I could barely pick a bag up with two hands from the floor let alone press it over my head. Obviously he became a team favorite of the guys in the vault. Godspeed Walt.
Peter Hobbs
February 9, 2013
Most dominate pulling guard I ever saw as a long time Charger season ticket holder from year one in San Diego. A friend who saw Walt often just sent me an autographed copy of his book. One of the all time Charger greats. RIP
February 9, 2013
Walt was a great football player and a kind,loyal friend.
My late husband, Jackie,was on the Chargers staff when Walt played, and always had good things to say about Walt.
After Jackie passed away, and my family was back in San Diego, we were again in touch with Walt, and he helped us with some family problems. We all loved him.
Kristin and Rick, I am so very sorry.
February 9, 2013
Walt,thanks for the memories,pleasuer working out,playing with you----great player --- great friend.---- Joe Amico,Danvers,Ma.
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