Funeral services for Walter Roy Mead, 92, of Skiatook, OK, were held Monday, November 17, 2019 at Johnson Funeral Chapel in Sperry, OK. Reverend Lynda Ward officiated, and burial was in Osage Gardens Cemetery in Skiatook, OK. Casket bearers were Roy Mead, Troy Mead, Kyle Mead, Michael Mead, David Canady, and Jonathon Mead. Honorary Casket bearers were Mike Canady, Mavrick Bales, Wyatt Bales, Rocky Canady, Dennis Canady and William Bales.
Walter was born August 30, 1927 in Collinsville, OK to Onia and Frank Mead. He passed away November 14, 2019 in Bartlesville, OK.
Walter joined the Navy at age 17 and went on to battle in WWII and served 7 years before being honorably discharged. He then went on to work at Harsco Air-X-Changers until retirement. After retirement from Harsco, he went on to drive RV’s around the country for Lewis RV. He enjoyed hunting and fishing, poker nights with family and friends, big holiday dinners with family, but most days, you could find him sitting in his recliner, drinking a Pepsi, and watching WWE with his wife Thelma. He will be missed.
He is survived by his wife of 69 years, Thelma Mead of Skiatook; sons, Troy Mead, of Skiatook, Roy Mead of Skiatook and Kenneth Mead of Skiatook; daughters, Cindy Canady of Skiatook, and Jean Almy of Cleveland; numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren; sisters, Edith Duty of Tulsa and Janice Stout and husband, Alfred of Tulsa; and many other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his sons, Tim Mead and David Mead; brother, Ben Earl Wilson; and parents, Frank and Onia Mead.
Arrangements and services were entrusted to Johnson Funeral Home, Sperry.
Online condolences to the family can be made at johnsonsperry.com.