Walter G. Southward

Walter G. Southward, age 81, of Edgemont, SD, passed away January 21, 2014, at the Castle Manor Nursing Home in Hot Springs, SD.
Walter was born December 2, 1932, to Frances Lucille and James A. Southward in Ohio.  He proudly served in the United States Navy then attended the University of Florida in Gainesville, FL.
Survivors include three daughters, Cori (Curtis) Conner of Atlanta, GA; Julie (Marty) Hile of Atlanta, GA; Claudia (Rick) Beesley of Nashville, TN; and one grandchild, Preston Beesley; as well as his former wife, Rose Hancock of Atlanta, GA.
Committal services will be held 10:30 a.m., Friday, August 22, 2014 at the Black Hills National Cemetery near Sturgis, SD.
Arrangements have been placed in the care of McColley’s Chapels of the Hills in Edgemont. Written condolences may be made at

Fall River County Herald Star

EDGEMONT OFFICE: 410 2nd Avenue   Edgemont, SD 57735-0660 | 605.662.7201
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