William L. Oswalt, 85, Altoona, died Wednesday at the Hollidaysburg Veterans Home.
He was born in Blue Knob, son of the late Clarence J. and Hazel A. (Walters) Oswalt. He married Lorraine B. Stehley on April 11, 1968, and she preceded him in death on Oct. 30, 2002.
Surviving are five children: Kathy Stewart of Waynesburg, Ohio, Donald Smith of Altoona, Gary Smith of Ashville, Dennis Smith of Allentown and Twila Myers of Altoona; seven grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
William was a 1946 graduate of Altoona High School and then enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps for the remainder of WWII. He worked as an installer for Greenwood Pools & Spas. He was a charter member of Grace Family Bible Church, Duncansville.
Friends will be received from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 19, 2013, at Mauk & Yates Funeral Home Inc., Juniata, followed by a funeral service at 1 p.m., the Rev. James A. Zaebst officiating. Interment will be at Blair Memorial Park, Bellwood.