Jefferson, Walter “Walt” H. of St. Thomas, passed away peacefully, on Thursday, July 24th, 2014, at the St. Thomas-Elgin General Hospital, in his 80th year. Beloved husband of the late Pearl (Rickwood) Jefferson and loved mother of David, Kenneth and Steven Jefferson. Dear grandmother of Scott Jefferson, Johnathon Leith and Shannon Matuska. Dear brother of Robert Jefferson (Nellie) and Marjorie Stales. Predeceased by 4 sisters Elva Briton, Ada Caverly, Ester Lewis and Maud Rozell. Sadly missed by a number of nieces and nephews. Walt was born in Dorchester Township on August 2nd, 1934, the son of the late Herbert and Lillian (Paget) Jefferson. He was retired from Hayes Dana. Walt was a member of St. Andrews United Church, a past member and honourary member of the Board. He as also a mason and former member of the Shrine Club. Walt enjoyed woodworking, gardening and when he was younger, hunting and fishing.
Resting at Williams Funeral Home, 45 Elgin St., St. Thomas where funeral service will be held Monday at 3:00 p.m. Interment to follow in Elmdale Cemetery. Visitation on Sunday from 2-4 p.m. Remembrances may be made to the charity of choice.