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Walter John Pixley Sr. age 72 passed away peacefully in his sleep on January 27, 2015. Walter was born January 18, 1943 in Grand Rapids,and worked at Kelvinator until they closed the shop around 2000. Walter was a good man and would give the shirt off his back to help anyone. His hobbies included bowling, cooking, fishing and hunting. He was a loving father to his children. Walter is preceded in death by his parents, Hiram Pixley & Mary (Sobota) Pixley. He is survived by a sister Wanda (Jerry)(Pixley) Graves. Also surviving are his children; Laurie (Jeff)(Pixley) Shepard, Michael (Vivian) Pixley, Walter (Johnny) and Jennifer Pixley Jr., Walter J.F. Pixley, Angel Pixley and Kyia (Pixley) Hanson. Walter was also a loving father to many other children throughout their lives to include, Roman Cutler, Tanica Cummings and Tara Mechem. Walter has 16 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren. Honoring his wishes cremation will take place. Arrangements are entrusted to Michigan Cremation & Funeral Care. There will be a grave side service in the spring at Resurrection Cemetery.

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  1. Tracy Rozela on January 29, 2015 at 8:34 am

    Walt you was a awesome person. you well be miss but not forgot. your Son John and Roman are Great Men because of you. And thank you for all the great memories.



  2. Roman on January 29, 2015 at 10:03 pm

    He was a great Dad, so many good memories growing up.
    Thank you for everything Dad!
    I love and miss you so much, I will always hold memories of you close to my heart Dad!



  3. Laurie on February 1, 2015 at 8:01 am

    Dad, you fought a courageous battle with pancreatic cancer. I will always remember how strong you were. I have many childhood memories of us that I will alway hold close to my heart. Along with the new memories. Your loving daughter



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