Walter W. Windsor, Accountant, Veteran

December 12, 2009|By Jacques Kelly

Walter W. Windsor, a retired accountant and World War II veteran, died of heart disease Dec. 1 at Good Samaritan Hospital. He was 89 and had lived in Towson and Mount Washington.

Born in Baltimore and raised on Harlem Avenue, he was a 1938 City College graduate. During World War II, he served in the Army and was stationed in England, where he was a bomb loader and worked in telecommunications. He received a business degree from the University of Baltimore and was a certified public accountant.

Mr. Windsor worked in accounting at the Johns Hopkins Hospital and at the old Baltimore City Hospitals, now Bayview Medical Center. He was also a part-time bookkeeper at Grace and St. Peter's School in Mount Vernon.

He was a member of the Baltimore Streetcar Museum and Baltimore Bird Club, and enjoyed watching birds near Lake Roland. He contributed to wildlife and environmental causes. He also transported the elderly to grocery stores and medical appointments.

He was a member of Towson United Methodist Church.

Services were private.

Survivors include a daughter, Susan Windsor of Glen Burnie; a stepson, Joshua Ayers of Baltimore; four grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. A daughter, Gail P. Roberts, died in 2008. His first marriage ended in divorce. He survived his two subsequent wives.

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