Walter E. Epperson, 94, died Tuesday, April 23, 2013.
He was born Nov. 21, 1918, in Corder, Mo., to Hugh N. and Hattie Mae (Miller) Epperson.
He was a U.S. Army veteran, serving during World War II.
He enjoyed bowling, golfing and volunteering with the Lutheran Braille Workers.
Survivors include a son, Paul Epperson and wife, Julie; three daughters, Elizabeth Wade and husband, Don, Lynne Pullman and husband, Fred, and Judy Livingston and husband, Ray; his “adopted daughter,” Amy Moore and husband, Steve; a brother, Harold Epperson; 14 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a step-father, Roscoe D. Pearce; his wife, Gertrude, in 2009; three sisters, Florence Crabtree, Ella (Dale) Williamson and Madora (William Pearce & Harold) Stonger; two brothers, Alfred (Edith) Epperson and Hugh (Edna and Tina) Epperson; and a sister-in-law, Audrey Epperson.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Holy Cross Lutheran Church; entombment to follow in Lakeview Mausoleum.
Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at Lakeview Funeral Home.
Memorials are suggested to Holy Cross Lutheran Church or Lutheran Braille Workers, 600 N. Greenwich, Wichita, KS 67206.
Condolences can be sent to the family at www.MyLakeviewFuneralHome.com.