May 4, 1925–February 14, 2018
Walter married Peggy Rhoades Feb. 15, 1947 and celebrated 71 years of marriage. She survives. Additional survivors include two daughters, Robin Graue, and Mona Newcomb and husband Newly, all of Pryor, Ok. five grandchildren, Jamey Graue (Sara), and Shannon Brewer (Cory), all of Carthage, Mo., Molly Reed (Mike), Locust Grove, Ok. Carmen Bell (David), Vienna, Va. and Ashlie Pogue, Sapulpa, Ok., 12 great grandchildren, Ashley, Olivia, Ivey, Quinn, Benjamin, Katie, Anne-Marie, Ruthie-Jane, Laney, Olivia, Anne, and Hazel. Walter was preceded in death by two brothers, and three sisters.
Services will be at 10:00 a.m. Tuesday at the Mason-Woodard Chapel with Rev. Jim Martin officiating. Burial will follow with Military Honors at Ozark Memorial Park Cemetery. Visitation will begin at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday prior to the Service. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Mason-Woodard Mortuary of Joplin, Mo.