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Harvey R. Walters


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Harvey R. Walters Obituary
Harvey R. Walters, 85, of Hudson, died Saturday morning, January 25, 2014, at the MacRitchie North Skilled Nursing Facility in Hillsdale.

He was born September 30, 1928, in Bryan, OH, to the late Lester and Lena Belle (Loe) Walters. He married Betty Lucille Everly on October 23, 1946, in Dallas, GA, and she survives.

Harvey lived his early life in Defiance, OH, where he attended high school. He and Betty also previously resided in Riga and Jerome, MI, before moving to Hudson in 1996. Harvey dedicated much of his life to both crop and livestock farming, but also worked at Crop Aid and Jeffrey's Hardwoods in Hudson. Most recently, Harvey was known as the handyman at Leffingwell Estates, and was recognized in the newly built clubhouse's dedication. Harvey enjoyed playing cards, shuffleboard, bowling, and spending winters in Florida.

Surviving in addition to his wife of 67 years, Betty, are a son, Robert Walters of Jackson, MI; two daughters, Judy (Richard) Plum of Manitou Beach, MI, and Cathy (Jon) Pope of Curtis, MI; three brothers, Wayne (Ruth) Walters of Riga, MI, Dale (Virginia) Walters of Onsted, MI, and Jim (Sue) Walters of Riga; three sisters, Belva (Dave) Fellers of Hudson, Rachel (Eugene) Albright of Adrian, MI, and Janice (Victor) Hillard of NH; ten grandchildren, and 17 great-grandchildren; and his beloved canine companion, Jinx.

Besides his parents, Harvey was preceded in death by three siblings, John "J.C.", Zelma, and Leo.

A funeral service for Harvey will be held on Thursday, January 30, 2014, at 3:00 p.m. at the Eagle Funeral Home in Hudson with Pastor Dan Pann officiating. Private interment will take place in Riga Cemetery. The family will receive friends for a visitation on Thursday, for two hours preceding the service.

Those planning an expression of sympathy may direct memorial donations in honor of Harvey to the Leffingwell Activity Fund.

Friends can share condolences and memories with the family online at www.eaglefuneralhomes.com.
Published in The Hillsdale Daily News on Jan. 27, 2014
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