Walter L. Leaman
Walter Leaman of Riverview passed away on Sunday, March 12, 2023 at The Moncton Hospital. Born in Sunny Brae. He was the son of the late John and Mildred (Steeves) Leaman.
As a young man, Walter had attended Oulton’s College and London Bible College. He then had a long and successful career with Lounsbury’s Company starting in the head office and he continued his career in the Industrial (Heavy Equipment) Division of Lounsbury Industries for over 25 years. He Held positions such as office manager, treasurer, VP and President. Walter was a "jack of all trades" he could do carpentry, plumbing, electrical, wood working and automobile repairs. In his spare time he enjoyed fishing, ski-dooing, camping, genealogy and coin collecting.
Walter took great pride in supporting his grandchildren in what ever sport or hobby they enjoyed. This included hockey, basketball, soccer, music, refurbishing a Classic Car.
Walter’s faith was important to him and has been a great comfort for him through life’s struggles. Walter taught Sunday school, served on boards of management, and Deacon’s boards. He volunteered his time to do auditing, building maintenance, and small construction projects within the church.
Walter will be dearly missed by his daughter Laurie Kammermann (Ron), son Glenn Leaman (Jodey); grandchildren Nathan, Joshua, Michael, Kaylee, Cassie, Timothy and several nieces and nephews.
Aside from his parents he was predeceased by his wife Audrey Leaman (Bishop); sisters Lauretta Leaman, Doris Dunfield and brothers Burton and Bill.
Walter’s family will be receiving friends and relatives at Cobb’s Funeral Home and Cremation Center, 330 Whitepine Road, Riverview (869-2007) on Friday March 17, 2023 from 6:00 – 8:00 pm. A service to celebrate Walter’s life will be held at the Highfield Baptist Church on Saturday, March 18, 2023 at 1:00 pm. The interment will take place at the Elmwood Cemetery at a later date. Donations made to Highfield Baptist Church or Friends of Israel would be appreciated by his family. Online condolences may be expressed at www.cobbsfuneralhome.ca