Walter was born March 29, 1923, in Council Bluffs, Iowa, to Basil W. and Blanche (Hathaway) Foote Sr. He worked many years as a truck driver.
Walter was preceded in death by his first wife, Ruth and second wife, Wanda; daughter, Sandra (Kitty) Nelson; grandsons, Allen Foote and Chad Nelson; brother, Basil Foote; sister, May Pavich; and his parents.
He is survived by sons, Walter (Sonny) and wife, Rosa, of Council Bluffs, Iowa, Robert L. Foote and wife, Lois, of Olathe, Kan.; brother, John Foote; sisters, Betty Million, of Nevada, Mo., and Wanda Rodriquez and husband, Luke, of Council Bluffs; 11 grandchildren; many great-grandchildren; numerous great-great-grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.
A memorial service will be held 11 a.m., Saturday, April 2, at the Nevada Assembly Of God Church, Highway 71 and Highland Avenue, Nevada. Family will direct memorials.