Mr. Walter Charles Giddings (Wally) passed away at the age of 84 on April 12th, 2016. He was known for his work at the Panaca airport, his service to his country and working for N.A.S.A. He was also the commander of the VFW for the State of Nevada. Mr. Giddings was a veteran who served in the military in South Korean, South Africa, and Vietnam.

His father was Arthur Giddings of Irish descent, and his mother was Gina Giddings who was of Norwegian descent. Mr. Giddings was a resident of Panaca, NV for approximately 35 years.

Walter Giddings was born in Minnesota on March 31st, 1932 and was married for approximately 48 years to Janines Giddings born in Reims, France. They were married in France. Unfortunately she passed away approximately ten years ago. They had two boys Mark and Michael Giddings. Sadly, Michael is now deceased.

Mr. Giddings was cremated in Southern Utah and is to be buried at the Conley Cemetery April 30 at 11 a.m. Afterwards there will be a memorial service at the VFW in Caliente. Everyone in attendance is welcome to come to the memorial service. There will be refreshments provided.