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Walter J Geyer, Sr.

November 26, 2019

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Walter J. Geyer, Sr. of Harrington passed away, on Tuesday, November 26, 2019 at Ashley Court in Brighton, MI, he was 87 years old.  He was the son of John Geyer and Rhoda Holson.

Walter was a 1950 graduate of Milton High School and from there served in the US Air Force for 4 years.  An auto mechanic by trade, Walter was a hard worker who owned his own service station in Gaithersburg, MD for approximately 20 years. While in Gaithersburg, he was also a member of the Gaithersburg Lions Club. 

Walter enjoyed many hobbies, such as: fishing, boating, water skiing, and collecting model trains. He had a charismatic personality, ready smile, and liked to joke a lot. He will be greatly missed.

In addition to his parents, Walter is preceded in death by his wives Ann and Roselle.  

He is survived by his children; Walter J. (Serey) Geyer, Jr., John Geyer (Danielle), Steven Geyer, Doris Geyer (Dave Bogdan), Corrine (Leroy) Geyer Cooper, John (Cynthia) Sammons, David Sammons; 16 grandchildren; several great grandchildren; sister, Phyllis Masten; brothers, Philip (Sally) Holson, Clifford (Jeannie) Geyer, John (Grace) Geyer; and several nieces, nephews, and extended family members.

 A funeral celebrating the of life Walter will take place at Melvin Funeral Home, 15522 S. DuPont Hwy, Harrington, DE 19952, on Thursday, December 5, 2019 at 2:30 PM, with a visitation for family and friends beginning at 1:00PM.  Interment will be the following day, 12/6/19, at 10:00AM, at Henlopen Memorial Park, 28787 Lockerman Rd., Milton, DE 19966.

Arrangements are by the Thomas E. Melvin & Son Funeral Home Inc, Harrington, DE.  

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December 5, 2019

1:00 PM to 2:30 PM
Melvin Funeral Home
15522 S. DuPont Hwy
Harrington, DE 19952

Funeral Service
December 5, 2019

2:30 PM
Melvin Funeral Home
15522 S. DuPont Hwy
Harrington, DE 19952

December 6, 2019

10:00 AM
Henlopen Memorial Park, Lockerman Rd

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