William Walt, Jr. of Mitchell, known to friends and family as “Bill,” passed away Monday afternoon at Community Hospital South in Greenwood at the age of 73.
Born in 1935 in Shelby County, Kentucky to William, Sr. and Mary Walt, Bill was a retired truck driver for john C. Groub Co. in Seymour, and member of Woodville Baptist Church, US Army veteran, and veteran of the Marion Township Rural Fire Department.
He is survived by his mother, wife Elaine, daughters Debbie and Diana, son Darren, 9 grandchildren and 1 niece and nephew.
He is preceded in death by his father and brother George.
Services will be held tomorrow afternoon at 1:00pm at Cresthaven Funeral Home with burial to follow at Cresthaven Memory Gardens.
Visitation will be from 4:00 until 8:00pm today and again from noon until time of service tomorrow at Cresthaven.