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Walter Lee Horan Obituary

Walter Lee Horan
June 30, 1939 - August 4, 2018

Lee was raised in Bakersfield and attended local schools. After graduating from Bakersfield High in 1957, he joined the Army and served 2 years, stationed in Germany. In 1963 he joined the California Highway Patrol and retired after 28 years of service. He enjoyed traveling and cruising with his wife and friends, and visited many countries.

In later years his close friends Bob, Ron, and brother Terry would play cards with him once a week. Later, Joe joined the foursome. It was the highlight of his week.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Tim and Kathryn Horan. He is survived by his loving wife Carol of 49 years. He also leaves behind his brother Terry and two daughters, Tammy Clegg and her husband Jeff and Jenne Hamlet and fiancee Cliff Oliver, 7 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren.

The services for Lee will be at the Bakersfield National Cemetery on Aug. 15 at 9:15. Lunch will be served at the Woolgrowers afterward. Doughty, Calhoun, and O'Meara are in charge of the arrangements. A donation can be made to Hoffman Hospice House, 4401 Buena Vista Rd. 93311, or the .

Published in Bakersfield Californian on Aug. 12, 2018
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