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November 22, 2016

Long time turkey industry leader Harold Walcott passes away

On November 16, 2016 Harold Walcott passed away unexpectedly at the age of 76. Harold was born in Allendale, Michigan to parents, Caroline and Herman Walcott. He attended Unity Christian High school and graduated with a teaching degree from Calvin College. Harold’s first professional job was a history teacher at Coopersville High School. He soon learned that his true passion was running his own business. Harold and his brother, Russ eventually took over the family business, Walcott Elevator, from their father. – See more at: http://obits.mlive.com/obituaries/grandrapids/obituary.aspx?n=harold-walcott&pid=182611935&fhid=4930#sthash.VusXMBD0.dpuf

On November 16, 2016 Harold Walcott passed away unexpectedly at the age of 76. Harold was born in Allendale, Michigan to parents, Caroline and Herman Walcott. He attended Unity Christian High school and graduated with a teaching degree from Calvin College. Harold’s first professional job was a history teacher at Coopersville High School. He soon learned that his true passion was running his own business. Harold and his brother, Russ eventually took over the family business, Walcott Elevator, from their father. – See more at: http://obits.mlive.com/obituaries/grandrapids/obituary.aspx?n=harold-walcott&pid=182611935&fhid=4930#sthash.VusXMBD0.dpuf

On November 16, 2016 Harold Walcott passed away unexpectedly at the age of 76. Harold was born in Allendale, Michigan to parents, Caroline and Herman Walcott. He attended Unity Christian High school and graduated with a teaching degree from Calvin College. Harold’s first professional job was a history teacher at Coopersville High School. He soon learned that his true passion was running his own business. Harold and his brother, Russ eventually took over the family business, Walcott Elevator, from their father. – See more at: http://obits.mlive.com/obituaries/grandrapids/obituary.aspx?n=harold-walcott&pid=182611935&fhid=4930#sthash.VusXMBD0.dpuf

A longtime member of the NTF Board of Directors, Harold was a staunch supporter of the industry, the federation and TURPAC. He passed away unexpectedly last week. Read full obituary here.

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