HUNGERFORD, Walter Lewis - Age 89, of Fenton, died Wednesday, April 21, 2021. A private family service was held Wednesday, April 28, 2021. Burial in Oakwood Cemetery, Fenton. Those desiring may make contributions to Adopt-A-Pet, 13575 Fenton Road, Fenton, MI 48430.
Walter was born August 24, 1931 in Fenton, the son of Ernest and Eva (Campbell) Hungerford. He was a 1949 graduate of Fenton High School. He entered the Air Force in 1951 and became a helicopter mechanic in San Marcos, TX. He was sent to Parks Air Force College in St. Louis, MO while in the military. After the Air Force he returned to college on the GI bill at Central Michigan University where he met Barbara, his wife of 59 years. He graduated from CMU in 1961 with a Bachelor's Degree in Industrial Arts. After starting to teach he returned to the University of Michigan to complete his Masters Degree. Walter retired in 1992 from Grand Blanc High School as a teacher. He was a member and Elder of Fenton First Presbyterian Church. He also was a member of the Fenton Lions Club. He enjoyed antique cars and he loved animals.
Surviving are: his wife, Barbara; sister-in-law, Geraldine and husband Basil Shepard of Lowell; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins. He was preceded in death by his parents, Ernest and Eva Hungerford. Tributes may be shared at www.sharpfuneralhomes.com.
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