William Perry Waltman, longtime Cushing resident, passed away peacefully on Wednesday morning, May 13, 2009, at the age of 93 years.

Graveside services have been entrusted to the Palmer Marler Funeral Home in Cushing and will be held at 10:00 a.m., Monday, May 18, 2009 in Euchee Valley Memorial Park.

    The son of Charles Peele Waltman and Sarah Ruth (Buchan) Waltman, Bill was born on September 16, 1915 in Stroud, Oklahoma.  He was united in marriage to Marjorie M. (Margie) Hand on July 26, 1949 in Van Buren, Arkansas, and to this union, 3 sons were born:  William Curtis, Jerry Bruce, and Kevin Brent.

    Bill proudly served his country in WWII as a medic and MP in the United States Army attached to the 8th Air Corp.  He worked for Deep Rock/Kerr-McGee as warehouse manager.

    Bill leaves his devoted wife of nearly 60 years, Margie, of the home; son, Curtis of Cushing; son Kevin of Cushing; son Bruce and daughter-in-law Tommye of Cushing.  Also 4 grandchildren:  Megan, Tyler, Tory and Perry all of Cushing; 2 great-grandchildren, Aubrianna Grace & Anneliese, both of Cushing.

    Condolences and an online guestbook are available at www.palmermarlerfh.com.