Walter was born on July 12, 1923 and passed away on Wednesday, October 25, 2017. Walter was a resident of Hermitage, Pennsylvania at the time of passing. After graduation from Mercer High School in 1941, Bud went to serve his country in World War II from 1942 to 1945. As a member of the Army Air Corps, 8th Air Force 446th Bomb Group, he completed 30 combat missions in a B-24 Liberator as a waist gunner and aircraft mechanic. Calling hours: Noon to 1 p.m. Monday (10-30-17) in JOHN FLYNN FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATORY INC., 2630 E. State St., Hermitage. Service: Memorial service at 1 p.m. Monday in the funeral home chapel, with the Rev. Richard Carlson. Monday October 30, 2017, 1:00 PM at John Flynn Funeral Home Chapel. In lieu of flowers, donors may make a contribution to the charity of their choosing in Bud's honor.