Walter Scott Ladd, 63, of Southington, has passed away on Jan. 28th at HCC in New Britain. He was born in Meriden and was a lifelong resident of Cheshire and Southington and attended Wilcox Tech High School. His lifetime career and hobby was building and repairing motorcycles and he loved his job working for various motorcycle dealers/repair shops in the central CT area. Throughout his life he built his own motorcycles in which he had drag-raced, hill-climbed, and built bikes of unique and extreme technical interest which he won many awards and trophies for. He was also employed at Atlantic Pavement Marking where he worked road-painting with his children, and The Classic Cycle of Terryville owned by his brother where he worked as a motorcycle mechanic.
He is pre-deceased by his first son, Timothy Ladd, who passed away in 2013, and his mother and father, Walter Krumm Ladd and Dorothy (Winters) Ladd. He is survived by 2 children whom he adored, Michael and Michelle Ladd both of Southington; a brother and sister-in-law and niece and nephew, Robert and Patricia, and Dylan and Stephanie Ladd all of Harwinton; and 2 grandchildren, Vincent and Isabella Ladd. A memorial service will be held on Wednesday Feb. 3rd at 6pm, at the DellaVecchia Funeral Home, 211 N. Main St. in Southington, with calling hours from 4-6pm. For on-line condolences visit www.dellavecchiafh.com