Obituary: Walter R. Gladden

Walter R. Gladden

Walter R. Gladden

Walter R. Gladden, 87, of Kingman passed away Sunday, Jan. 10, 2010, in Kingman. He was born Aug. 12, 1922, in Turley, Mo., and came to Kingman 10 years ago from Monett, Mo.

He served in the U.S. Coast Guard during World War II. He retired from Hughes Aircraft.

He is survived by his wife, Betty Gladden of Kingman; two sons, Gary Gladden and Gene Gladden; two brothers, Leslie Gladden and Jerry Gladden; four stepchildren, Wanda McCain, Colleen Angus, Mande Cassell and Robert Cassell; and 14 grandchildren.

There will be a memorial service at 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 30, at the American Legion Post 14, Third and Oak Streets, Kingman.