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October 26, 2013

Walter H. Loomis Jr.

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---- — Walter H. Loomis Jr.

COLUMBUS — Walter H. Loomis Jr., 63, of the Town of Columbus, passed away Oct. 24, 2013, at Bassett Medical Center in Cooperstown.

Walter was born on July 6, 1950, in New Berlin, the son of Walter Sr. and Neva (Ray) Loomis.

On March 30, 1974, he married Sharlene Fairchild, who survives.

His childhood was spent in the Richfield Springs area and attended local schools. He was a machinist for Automecha in Oxford, and was an Associate Member of the Red Knights New York Chapter 40.

Walter is survived by his three children, Shawn and Christina Loomis of Columbus, Sara Loomis and Jeffery Wilson of Columbus and Tina and Larry Sullivan of South Edmeston; one brother, Leo Loomis of New Hampshire; two sisters, Charlotte Boepple and Elaine Matthews, both of Richfield Springs.

Graveside services will be in the Twilight Rest Cemetery, Monticello, at 1 p.m. Monday, Oct. 28, 2013, with Pastor Jeff McLallen officiating.

There will be no calling hours.

A gathering in memory of Walter will be held at the New Berlin Firehouse from 6 to 9 p.m. Oct. 27, 2013.

Memorial gifts may be made to the New Berlin Fire Department.

Condolences may be expressed to the family at