Walter L. Reed of Otsego, MI went to be with his Lord and Savior on Sunday, September 10, 2017 at the age of 81. He was born on December 15, 1935, in Otsego the only son of Walter C. and Florence (Julien) Reed. On February 12, 1955 he married Vivian Walters and they enjoyed 62 years together. Walt worked at Hammond Machinery in Otsego for 39 years, retiring in 1995. He worshiped at At The Master's Feet Discipleship Ministry and so enjoyed his church family. He also kept in touch with many of his high school graduates enjoying lunch every month with them. His family was precious to him, enjoying many get-togethers. Walt also had a strong love of nature, particularly his birds and built many bird houses and feeders for them. He looked forward every spring to see the baby fawns and made sure the corn went out every day to keep them in his woods. He is survived by his wife, Vivian, children, Kathy (Ronnie) Brock, Karin (Al) Laws, Larry (Sherri) Reed and Loren (Cynthia) Reed. He had seven grandchildren that he loved deeply, Chad (Nancy) Laws, Alex (Tracy) Laws, Mariah (Dustin) Cook, Morgan (Tina) Reed, Marshall Reed, Whitney Reed and Abbie Reed; seven great-grandchildren, Haley, Douglas, Dakota, Atherton, Anders, Callie and Kayden; several step-grandchildren and great-grandchildren; one sister, Glenda Staley; many nieces and nephews and mothers of his grandchildren, Diana Reed and Tracey (Rick) Hurdelbrink. He is preceded in death by his parents, sisters, Wilma Cushman, Donna Westfield, Peggy Rex, Linda Clock and infant sister, Mary Jean and daughter-in-law, Debbie (Morrell) Reed. Friends may visit with Walt's family from 4-7 P.M., Tuesday, September 12, 2017 at the Winkel Funeral Home, Otsego. A funeral service will be held at 11:00 A.M., Wednesday, September 13, 2017 at the Otsego United Methodist Church with Pastor Ray Brown officiating. Burial will follow at Mountain Home Cemetery in Otsego Township. In lieu of flowers, contributions in memory of Walt may be made to At The Master's Feet Discipleship Ministry or Hospice Care of Southwest Michigan.