LIBBY, Walter Henry - October 12, 1927 - January 3, 2018
Walter Libby died January 3, 2018 at the age of 90 following a great life well-lived.
Predeceased by his wife of 58 years, Marie (Lang) in February 2011, Walter was the loving father to Leeanna (Barry Meier), Joanne (Ted Littlejohn), Wally (Angela Hebert) and Gordon.
He will always be cherished by grandchildren Melissa Buitrago (Mike), Matthew Biglin, Jillian and Ross Littlejohn, Jocelyn and David Libby, Mitchell, Cole and Eric Libby and Ryan Meier (Megan).
Walter was also blessed with three great grandchildren, Isabella and Sebastian Buitrago and Oliver Meier.Born in Oshawa on October 12, 1927 to Vera (Zealand) and Martin Libby, Walter was predeceased by his sisters, Ruth Roberts and Doreen Skitch.
In 1956, Walter founded Southern Supplies, an HVACR wholesaler, sheet metal work and related products.
Because of his hard work and dedication, the company continues 60+ years later.
He enjoyed and valued his relationships with employees, customers, suppliers and industry peers.
Walter was a long-time member of The Oshawa Golf Club as well as The Meadows Country Club in Sarasota.
He was also a board member for the Oshawa General Hospital for many years and was a life member of the Oshawa Masonic Temple and HRAI Canada.
He was a great believer in good diet and exercise and was a devout Christian.
Visitation will be at OSHAWA FUNERAL HOME, 847 King Street West (905-721-1234) Sunday, January 7th from 2 – 4 p.m. Memorial Service will be held in the Chapel on Monday, January 8th at 3:00 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, donations to Lakeridge Health, Voice or the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated.
Online condolences may be made at oshawafuneralhome.com.