Walter C Towers

December 17, 1941March 2, 2021

Walter C. Towers, 79, of Skowhegan passed away unexpectedly, Tuesday March 2, 2021 at the Redington Fairview General Hospital in Skowhegan, Maine.

He was born December 17, 1941 in Belfast, Maine, the son of Archie and Bertha Towers. Walter attended Belfast schools and later married the former Pauline Willey of Belgrade; on January 28, 1961, they were married almost 50 years.

Walter worked as a woodsman most of life. He pulled ponies in his younger years, loved the Horse Association. In retirement he enjoyed watching, football, NASCAR and WWE on TV. He loved watching his son Walley locally race in person at the track at Get er Done Raceway.

Walter leaves his partner of a few years, Mary Stevens of Skowhegan, his children; Karen Wells of Madison, Donna Wadleigh and her husband Bryan of Belgrade, Walley Towers and his partner Sheila Barlow of Skowhegan, William Towers and his wife Joyce of Oakland and Tina Towers of Madison. His siblings; Ed Towers of Clinton, Hollis Towers of Benton, Arlene Cannon of Madison, and Marion Wing of Hinckley; his seven grandchildren; five great-grandchildren as well as several nieces and nephews also survive him.

His parents, Archie and Bertha Towers, his wife Pauline Towers and his brother Archie Towers, predeceased him.

A graveside service will be held in the spring at the Pine Grove Cemetery in Belgrade, Maine.

Arrangements entrusted to the care of Smart & Edwards Funeral Home, 183 Madison Ave., Skowhegan, Maine. Anyone who wishes to leave the family messages can do so on our website at –


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Walter C Towers

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Brandon towers

March 16, 2021

I remember in skowhegan I was 14 or 15 I used to go to uncle Walt's apartment by georges banana stand to watch the NASCAR race every sunday that was his joy I'm gonna miss ya ol man say hi to nana I love you. You will be missed a bunch

Cindy Savoy

March 6, 2021

He was a very nice and funny guy. I'm a close friend of his daughter Tina, and he used to visit us at the tent sale. He was a character, but I liked him a lot. My condolences to Mary and the whole family.
We'll miss his visits. God speed, and God Bless.

Robin Wilson

March 6, 2021

To all the Tower's family form the Wilson family we are so sorry for your loss.