Walter Bone, 78, died Sunday, July 29, 2018, in Garden City after a short illness.

He was born March 3, 1940, to Lewis and Florence Phillips Bone.

He attended schools in Syracuse, then served in the military. His professional career was spent working for grocery store chains in California, Colorado and Kansas, including working for the Garden City Safeway, Food Bonanza and Wal-mart stores.

He is survived by his longtime companion, Joy Thompson of Garden City.

He was preceded in death by his parents, three brothers, and one sister.

Cremation has taken place, and was handled by Price & Sons Funeral Home of Garden City.

There are no funeral services planned at this time.