He was also a coach and leader in the Little League and Babe Ruth League.
His son also shared that his father was a good tennis player in Waterbury, Connecticut, and played against Rosalind Russell before she was famous.
Walter was preceded in death in 1970 by his first wife, Charlotte. He is survived by his second wife, Louise; his daughter, Diana H. Bitz, of Gainesville, Florida; sons Douglas T. Hibbard of St. Augustine and Lawrence R. Hibbard of Toledo, Ohio; and two grandchildren, Anthony H. Bitz of Brooklyn, New York, and Elizabeth J. Hibbard of Gainesville, Florida.
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