Walter Duke
Footprint Project Manager


Walter first became involved with Cookson Hills back in the late 1950’s with Lawrence Hallum as his leader. Walter and his wife, Patty, first began serving at Cookson Hills as Houseparents from 1991- 2004. In 2018, Walter rejoined us as the Footprint Project Manager, which means he is overseeing the relocation of homes and installing new infrastructure. Walter holds many licenses from the Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality including: Water Treatment & Distribution, Water Laboratory, & Wastewater Treatment. Walter and Patty have four adult children: Jason, Chelsea, Taylor, and Corinne. When you cannot find the man in overalls operating heavy machinery, it’s probably because he is spending time with his grandkids, golfing, woodworking, or restoring old cars & trucks.

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