Walter Forest Wilson, age 86 of Marble Falls, Arkansas passed away Sunday, May 6, 2012 at North Arkansas Regional Medical Center in Harrison, Arkansas. He was the son of James Benjamin Wilson and Nina Howerton Wilson and was born on December 19, 1925 in Harrison, Arkansas. Walter was born on Crooked Creek south of Harrison, Arkansas. His family lived there for five years and moved to Long Dale, OK. He was drafted into the military when he was 18 years old 1944. He entered the service at the Naval Training Station at Farragut, Idaho, with his final assignment on the USS Revenge AM110. He received the Victory Medal, AsiaticPacific Campaign Medal 3 Stars, and the Philippine Liberation Campaign Ribbon 2 Stars. After leaving the U.S. Navy, he moved to Perry, Oklahoma in 1946. He married his sweetheart Florence L. Kucera on Nov. 29, 1949 in Perry, Oklahoma.. From 1950 to 1957, they lived in Olney, Texas. In 1957 they moved back to Perry, Oklahoma. Walter served for 25 years achieving the ranks as Lieutenant, Captain, Assistant Fire Chief and retired as the Acting Fire Chief for the Perry Fire Department. He was a skilled craftsman working throughout the community. Walter was an avid hunter and fisherman all of which helped support his family. After retiring they settled in Marble Falls, Arkansas and have lived there to date. Walter was a member of the First Church of the Nazarene. Funeral Services will be 10:00 a.m. Friday, May 11, 2012 at the First Church of the Nazarene in Perry. Rev. Sam Boyd will officiate. Interment will be in Grace Hill Cemetery in Perry, Oklahoma. Services are under the direction of BrownDugger Funeral Home in Perry, Oklahoma. Walter is survived by his wife of 62 years, Florence Kucera Wilson of the home his children, Karen Douglass and husband Terry of Canon City, Colorado, W. Allen Wilson and wife Glinda of Marble Falls, Arkansas, Rita Scramlin and husband Gary of Marble Falls, Arkansas, Sherry McAllister of Kingston, Arkansas, Cletus Wilson and wife Vivian of Marble Falls, Arkansas, Joy Hatchett and husband Todd of Perry, Oklahoma, Joniece LeValley and husband Fred of Blackwell, Oklahoma, and Janita Stavroplus and husband Nick of McGregor, Iowa. Other survivors are his brother Elsworth Wilson of Marble Falls, Arkansas soninlaw, Ron Andersen of Wichita, Kansas 27 grandchildren 2 stepgrandchildren 21 greatgrandchildren and 8 stepgreatgrandchildren and a host of other family and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents a daughter, Sandra Andersen a grandson, Joshua Ryan Wilson two sisters, Mary Drebenstedt and Mildred Luthye and four brothers, Carl, Wilbur, James, and L.C. Wilson. Online condolences may be sent to the family using the online guest book at www.brownduggerfuneralhome.com.y using the online guest book at www.brownduggerfuneralhome.com.