Passed in peace at the age of 77. Preceded in death by his wife, Barbara Keiller. Dear friend and companion of Gloria Bosben. Former husband and cherished friend of Betty Jane Anderson.
Loving father of Jim Jr. (Judy), Raven Buie, Nancy (Dennis) Keiller, Diane (Al) Colla and Dave (Amy) Keiller. Stepfather of Erick, Jeff and Brian Skarvan.
Proud grandfather of Jackie (Jeremy), Jamie (Sam), Jon, Amber and Misty. Great-grandfather of Jackson and Ethan.
Brother of Mary Agnes Benson and the late John Schinneller. Further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Walter will be fondly remembered by family and friends as a loving father, distinguished professor of fine arts, published author, humorist, environmentalist, champion of social consciousness, proud patriot and US Navy veteran.