Walter Raymond Longmire

Walter Raymond Longmire 81 Granville Ferry

It is with loving and broken hearts that we announce the passing of our father, beloved spouse, grandfather, brother, uncle and cherished friend. Dad passed away January 2nd in Valley Regional Hospital with his family at his side. Dad was the eldest son of the late Irving and Jean Longmire of Hillsburn. His passion for the sea began at a young age when he started fishing with his dad. Later he became a well-respected, self-taught shipwright. His work included, MV Miss Annapolisa, the MV Novalette; MV Magestic Lady; MV Lady Rebecca; MV Eastern Prince and most recently in his retirement a scale replica of the famous HMS Bounty. Dad enjoyed having family and friends (new and old) drop in to admire his handy worked. It truly was a labor of love. Throughout his life he had many hobbies including restoring antique cars. Walter is survived by his common law spouse Judy Chute, Granville Ferry; daughter, Carla Durling (Barry), West Springhill; sons, Mark Longmire (Tammy), Smith's Cove, John Longmire (Linda), Parker's Cove; Tammy Murphy (Don), New York; Jamey Chute (Chassity), Young’s Cove; grandchildren, Amanda VanTassel (Matthew), Christopher Longmire (Melonie), Laura Longmire, Corey Durling (Robin), Nicholas Durling (Courtney), Samantha Longmire, Mikayla Chute, Hayden Chute, Cole Murphy, Connor Murphy; brother, Carl Longmire (Lorretta); sisters, Norma Oliver (Gerald), Angela Burnie (David); sister in-laws, Carolyn Longmire & Lorretta Longmire; predeceased by twin brothers, Morris and Paul. A visitation will be held 2-4pm Saturday at the Kaulbach Family Funeral Home, Annapolis Royal. A funeral service will be held 2:30pm Sunday January 7, 2018, in the Parkers Cover Baptist Church, with Pastor Herb Anderson officiating. A private family burial will follow. Family flowers only. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Parkers Cove Baptist Church or the Hillsburn Baptist Church. Online condolences may be made at