Passed away at Orillia Soldier’s Memorial Hospital on Wednesday, August 13, 2014 . Born on July 21, 1932 in St. Catharines to the late George and Isobel Carr. Walter was raised in St. Davids and later moved to Matchedash, Simcoe County in 1972. He is survived by his loving wife Tineke Carr (nee den Bak). Dear father of David and his wife Carla Kilpela, Judy and her husband Glenn Howard and Tom and his wife Kathy-Anne. Devoted grandfather to Matthew Carr and his fiancé Victoria Grenkie, Jessica Carr, Scott Howard and Carly Howard. Walter retired as Quarry Manger of Lafarge, formerly known as Allen G. Cook in Tay Township. He served 2 terms as Reeve of Matchedash Township, sat on the Area Planning Board of Couchiching and was formerly the Roads Chairman for Simcoe County. He loved curling and shuffle board. Tineke and Walter enjoyed time together travelling in their RV to all of the Canadian provinces and all but 3 states in the U.S. His good sense of humour, practical jokes and patience will be missed by all. Special thanks to the Drs, nurses and staff for their care and assistance during Walter’s decline. A celebration of his life will be held at the Coldwater Curling Club, 9 Michael Ann Drive on Sunday, August 24th from 2-5 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Canadian Lung Association or Orillia Soldier’s Memorial Hospital would be appreciated. Arrangements entrusted to the LeClair Cremation Centre.