Walter John Armistead, 57, of Powderly, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2019, at the U. T. Health Center in Tyler.
Memorial services are scheduled for 11:00 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 19th, at Bright-Holland Funeral Home with Bro. Kerri Ademak officiating. The family will receive friends at the funeral home thirty minutes prior to the service.
Walter, the son of John Milton Armistead and Stephanie Aden Armistead, was born Aug. 2, 1962, in Port Arthur, Texas.
He graduated from the University of Texas in Austin with a degree in Mechanical Engineering. His career with Silgan Containers, LLC, as a quality control specialist, spanned a number of years.
He enjoyed fishing, boating and skiing.
Walter was preceded in death by his wife, Barbara Gail Armistead on June 12, 2019, and by his parents, John Milton & Stephanie Armistead.
Survivors include two sisters, Jeanie Armistead Anderson & husband Bryan of Longview and Claire Armistead of Longview, step-children, Michael Herron & wife Jennifer of Paris, Lisa Moore & husband Samuel of Reno and Jesse Herron & wife Ashley of Paris, nine step-grandchildren and one step-great grandchild along with numerous nieces & nephews and a host of friends.
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