Walter Metcalf, a faithful Christian, loving husband and father, passed away suddenly on Friday, June 6, 2014.
Walter was born August 12, 1949, in Tampa, Florida, and raised in Escondido. After graduating from San Diego State, he served in the Air Force, then worked for VA Hospitals. He helped start DI-Star, then worked at SAIC until 2003. Upon retiring, he volunteered with the Poway Sheriffs in the Senior Volunteer Patrol.
Walter enjoyed projects of all sorts, and decorated the house every Halloween and Christmas with animated lights and music. At his passing, Walter's organs and tissues were donated through Lifesharing, where he can continue giving to others for many more years.
Walter is survived by his wife, Sue; children, Jason and Anne; father, John Metcalf; stepfather, Tom Ruggles; brother, John Metcalf; sisters, Carol Matthews and Jeanne Enslow; and his large extended family.
A celebration of life will be held on July 2, 2014, at 11 a.m. at Green Valley Church, 12395 World Trade Drive, San Diego, CA 92128. He will be buried at 1 p.m. with full military honors at Miramar National Cemetery.
Please consider donating to Lifesharing, 3465 Camino del Rio South, Suite 410, San Diego, CA 92108.