Arlington, TX (March 5, 2020) — Recording artist, evangelist, and Christian television personality Walt Mills, 83, went to be with our Lord on Monday, March 2, 2020.
Walt was born July 14, 1936 in Dallas, Texas, to Clayton and Pauline Mills. He married the love of his life, Betty Feemster, on October 18, 1952, and they had 67 happy years together. He went to Bible College in Waxahachie and began a long career as a evangelistic minister and gospel singer. Walt and Betty had their own television programs, Revivals in the Land on TBN and Behold the Glory on TCT, both of which aired for over 20 years.
Walt had a passion for music and played both the guitar and banjo. He also recorded with three major music companies and made approximately 20 recordings. His accomplishments include being a published author, writing the songs “I’m on My Way to Heaven” and “Holy Spirit Flow Through Me,” being named artist of the decade in 1993 by ICGMA, and being inducted into the ICGMA Hall of Fame, as well as the Texas Southern Gospel Music Hall of Fame.
He is survived by his loving wife, Betty Mills, their son, Paul, and daughter-in-law, Darla, three grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren, three great-great-grandchildren, and many other family members and friends.
Funeral services are being handled by Moore Funeral Home, 1219 N. Davis Dr., Arlington, 76012, beginning with visitation Mon., March 9, from 6:00-8:00 p.m. A service will be held at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, March 10, 2020, at Moore Funeral Home, followed by interment at Moore Memorial Gardens.
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