Walter E. Moran, 63 of Belle Plaine, IA passed away Saturday, May 5, 2018 at his home.

Walter was born December 10, 1955 to John and Martha (Mullins) Moran in Conway, AR. The family moved to Benton County, were Walter graduated from Benton Community High School. Following graduation Walter joined the U.S. Army where he served in Korea as a tactical wire operation specialist. After his service he returned to live in Cedar Rapids where he worked at Wilsons Meat Locker. Later Walter moved to Colorado working in construction as a carpet layer, before moving back to Benton County in 2004.

Walter enjoyed fishing, Harley-Davidson Motorcycles and spending time with friends at his second home, The O’Leary’s Office Tap in Belle Plaine.

He is survived by his mother, Martha Moran; sisters, Nancy (Gary) Mougin, Tracy Moran, Darcy (Scott) McMains; brothers, Matt Moran, Richard (Kim) Beaver, Henry Hoener and many nieces and nephews.

Walter is preceded in death by his father, John Moran; brothers, Jack and Anthony Moran.