Walter Junior Willhite Or "Highway" So Named By His Neigh "Willie" Kids. (1926 - 2016)

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Walter Junior Willhite "Willie" or "Mr. Highway", so named by his neighborhood kids.
November 26, 1926 - July 7, 2016
Willie, age 89, passed away at his home, July 7th, 2016, Homedale, Idaho.
Willie was born November 26, 1926, Bloomdale, Indiana to Walter L. & Mattie Alice (Knee) Willhite.
He married Christy Stanford on October 27, 1951 in Boise, Idaho.
Willie served his country in three wars, WWII, Korea, & Vietnam. He and Christy spent time stationed all over the country. When he retired from the service, they came home to Homedale. Willie & Christy farmed and worked in the area, close to family. In later years, they sold the farm and moved into Homedale, Idaho. Uncle Willie was always game to play baseball or horseshoes with nieces and nephews,,,,and you had better be on your toes! Could count on him for a kind word when you really needed to hear one.
Willie was preceded in death by Christy, his parents, brothers, Richard, Floyd, Robert, and sisters, Mildred, Pat, Gladys, Jane, & Sarah.
Willie is survived by sisters-in-law, many nephews & nieces, "including great & great great" and his dear neighbors.
Funeral services will be held July 18th, 2:00 PM, at Flahiff Funeral Chapel, 27 E. Owyhee Avenue, Homedale, Idaho
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Homedale Senior Citizens c/o Shirley McAbee, 420 W. Owyhee Avenue, Homedale, Idaho 83628

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Flahiff Funeral Chapels Inc
27 E Owyhee Ave
Homedale, ID 83628
(208) 337-3252
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Published in Idaho Press Tribune on July 12, 2016
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