August 2, 2004

Walter B. Walden

Walter B. "Walt" Walden, 48, of McDonough, died Friday, July 30, 2004. Funeral services will be held at Bethel United Methodist Church on Monday, Aug. 1, 2004, at 11 a.m. with Dr. Robert Brown officiating. Interment will follow in Fairview Memorial Gardens in Stockbridge.

A native of Fulton County, Walden worked as a ferrier, was a member of Bethel United Methodist Church and was the 1989 team calf roper world champion and ACA and PCA calf roping all-around champion.

He is survived by his son, Wyatt Walden of Stockbridge; daughter, Brittney Walden of Rex; son Shane Walden of Duluth; parents Raymond E. and Shirley Walden of Stockbridge; sister Vennie Walden of Stockbridge; and brother Wesley and Brenda Walden of Stockbridge; several nieces and nephews.

The family received friends Sunday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the Henry County 4-H Hindquarters, c/o Sondra Mosen, 685 Lester Mill Road, Locust Grove, Ga. 30248.

Horis A. Ward Funeral Home Fairview Chapel, (770) 474-1231, is handling arrangements.