Walter Earnest Biddle, 92, left this earth for his heavenly home on January 13, 2017. He was born July 17, 1924 to Grant and Vinnie (Clark) Biddle in Melcher, IA and married Arlene Crowley on July 18, 1943. Walter and Arlene were married 63 years and were blessed with four children. He lived in Berwick, IA since 1955.
Walter was employed by Solar Aircraft, the U.S. Post Office, and the Saydel School District. In retirement, he enjoyed woodworking and working in his large garden. He was a faithful member of Berean Assembly of God for nearly 70 years.
Walter cared for and was very supportive of his entire family. He will be greatly missed by his family, especially his sons Walt Dwight (Linda) of Carlisle and Bob (Mary) of Des Moines, grandchildren Steve (Brenda) Biddle, Sue (Vince) Olmstead, Rob Biddle, and Denise (Rick) Langill, great grandchildren Dustin (Marshane) Stephens, Mike (Cassie) Stephens, Aaron (Jen) Biddle, Natalie, Matthew and Grant Biddle, Christopher (Sam), Zach, Shelby, and Matthew Langill, and great great grandchildren Drake Stephens, Bailey Stephens, Adrian and Sawyer Biddle, and David Langill.
He was preceded in death by his parents, wife Arlene, son Dennis, daughter Linda (Gwinn), siblings Ivan, Wilfred, John, David, and Thelma Jefferies.
His funeral service will be at 1 p.m., Monday, January 16, 2017 at Berean Assembly of God in Pleasant Hill with burial following at the Berwick Cemetery. His family will greet friends at the church beginning at 11 a.m. Memorial contributions may be given to HCI Care Services or Berean Assembly of God.