Services set for Bill Walter

William 'Bill' Brent Walter, retired publisher of The Hennessey Clipper, died May 8, 2017. He was 82.
A memorial service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, May 12, at the First United Methodist Church, 201 S. Cherokee St., in Hennessey, Okla.
Walter was a third generation publisher of The Clipper, which was in his family from 1904-2014.
Walter loved photography and was the newspaper's expert in that department. His collection of cameras was donated to the Hennessey Public Library several years ago, and are still on display.
The recipient of many awards for his photography, editorial and newswriting, Walter was inducted into the Hennessey High School Hall of Fame in 2004; the Oklahoma Journalism Hall of Fame in 2008, and the Oklahoma Press Association Half Century Club in 2013.
He is survived by his wife of 45 years, Barb; five children, Courtney B. Walter, St. Louis; Jill D. Jenkins, Edmond; Tracy L. Anderson, Perry; Amy C. Carpenter, Edmond, and Nick Walter, Hennessey; eight grandchildren and one great-granddaughter.