Mr. Walter Earl Walden was born December 30, 1948, in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, to the late Mr. Otis and Mrs. Verline Walden. He was a retired Crane Operator for over 30 years at U.S. Steel, in Gary, Indiana. Two brothers, Jamerson and Lee Otis preceded him in death. Special friend Dorothy Cook also preceded him in death. He leaves to cherish his memory, his wife Nadine Stephens, two brothers Kenneth (Riselle) Walden of Mississippi and Arthur (Muriel) Sanders of Illinois. Two daughters, Selena Walden of Indianapolis, IN and Lawanda (Charles) Walden-West of Morris Chapel, TN. Four step children, Dea Winbush, Valerie Winbush, Tanya Winbush and Koffi Cook. Five grandchildren, Nazeeha Khalid, Stephanie Walden, Edward Jones, Javon Walden and Jazmin Walden. Five step grandchildren. One great grandchild Jada Wesley. Special friend Tonya Perkins, his AA family, and many aunts, uncles, nephews, relatives and friends. Memorial Services Monday March 13, 2017 at 2:00p.m. at the Guy & Allen Chapel.