Walter “Ike” Hulet, 74, Russiaville, passed away at 4:18 pm Monday September 10, 2018, at his home. He was born August 24, 1944, in Kokomo, the son of the late Walter I. Sr. & Mary (Lidy) Hulet. On November 25, 1970, he married Sandra Hutchins and she survives.
Walter was a graduate of Kokomo High School and had attended Vincennes University. He served with the United States Army where he received the Hoosier Hero Award, Sagamore of the Wabash Award, and the Distinguished Service Medal for Outstanding Meritorious Service. He was also a member of the American Softball Association (ASA) Hall of Fame.
Along with his wife Sandra, Walter is also survived by his daughters, Tracey (Dave) Robinson, Christine Long, Toni (Cliff) Burns, and Brandi (Brent) Owens; grandchildren, James (Elizabeth) Burns, Craig Hulet, Robbie Burns, Cliff Burns IV, Emily Robinson, Elise Robinson, Ethan Robinson, Evan Long, Allie Long, Nathan Long, Drew Long, Erin Knepley, Tyler Knepley, and Mitchell Knepley, Maria (Logan) Barnes, Lydia Owens, and Bailey Owens; great-grandchildren, Frankie Hulet, Zoe Burns, and Harper Burns; and sisters, Maxine Scott, Vivian Luckey, Judy Lewis, Lottie Bryan, and Karen Nelson.
Walter was preceded in death by his parents; and siblings, Evelyn Scott, Betty Reina, Helen Best, Mae & Fay Hulet, John Hulet, Edmund Hulet, Bill Hulet, and Bob Hulet.
Funeral services will be held at 3:00 pm Saturday September 15, 2018, at Stout & Son Funeral Home, 200 East Main Street, Russiaville, with Roy Hughes officiating, with military honors provided by the United States Army and the Kokomo Military Rites Team. Friends are invited to visit with the family from 1-3 pm Saturday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made in Walter’s memory to the Wounded Warrior Project, or the Indiana Donor Network Scholarship Fund (Organ Donation). Messages of condolence may be left online at www.stoutandson.com.