Robert C Walter Jr. (Bob Walter)
He gently departed this life on Jan. 19, in Visalia at the age of 90.
Bob was born April 4, 1922, in Exeter to Robert C. Walter and Barbara Madge McNees.
Bob grew up on his family’s ranch in Exeter, and graduated from Exeter Union High School in 1940. He attended COS where he received an associate’s degree in business and later studied at UC Berkeley.
In 1950 Bob joined R C Walter & Sons family business of growing, shipping and packing Emperor Table Grapes. He married Helen Patricia Henry (Pat) of Fresno in 1951, and together they raised a family in Exeter. Bob was active in the Kiwanis and the Masonic Lodge.
He was preceded in death by his parents, wife Pat, and brother Don.
Surviving relatives include his children, Kay Soares of Fresno and Cal Walter of Exeter; his sister, Helen Pinkham of Exeter; nieces, Michelle Henry of Alexandria, Va., Suzanne Henry of Los Angeles, Jene Curell of Centerview, Ohio, Janet Kuhn of Fresno and Marilyn Alltucker of Springdale, Utah,; nephew, Chuck Pinkham of El Segundo; and brother and sister-in-law, Bill and Loris Henry of Fresno.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.evansmillerguinnchapel.com.
Services entrusted to Evans Miller Guinn Chapel.