William Raymond Walsten

February 20, 1929 ~ March 24, 2022 (age 93)



William Raymond Walsten passed away on Thursday, March 24, 2022 at the age of 93. 

He was a native of New Orleans, Louisiana for over 80 years and a resident of Leakesville, MS  for the past 13 years.  He was a retired member of Plumbers Local 60.  He loved anything to do with trucks and racecars and was an avid watcher of Indy Car Racing.  He enjoyed playing cards and going to the casino in his younger years.  He truly enjoyed listening to the sounds of Big Band Music—especially Stan Kenton.

William was preceded in death by his parents, William Wear Walsten and Gladys Lincoln Walsten; and brother, Leonard Walsten.

Those left to cherish his memory are his wife, Betty Leydecker-Walsten; children, Will, Cindy and Dean Walsten; and grandchildren,  Owen, Jason, Blake, Celeste, Grant and Grace Walsten.

Graveside services will be held at the Johnson Creek Baptist Church in Stateline, MS, on Friday, March 25, 2022 at 3:00 PM.

Moments Funeral Home, locally owned and operated, is honored to be in charge of arrangements. 

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Graveside Service
March 25, 2022

3:00 PM
Johnson Creek Baptist Church, Stateline

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