Douglas Johnny Wall March 19, 1929 ~ Dec. 16, 2012
December 04, 2012, 9:08 am by Staff Reports
He went to his Heavenly Father on Dec. 16.
Wall attended the Spicewood School and served in the U.S. Army making the rank of corporal during the Korean War.
In 1951, he and his wife Doris moved to Burnet. He worked at Kroegers Feed and Implement Company for many years. During this time he bailed hay all over Burnet County. He later went to work for the Texas Highway Department and retired after 25 years of service.
He was a member of the First Baptist Church in Burnet and attended regularly as long as his health permitted.
He served as a Director of the Oatmeal Festival and enjoyed barbecuing for it. He spent many hours working on the Community Center located at the Oatmeal School grounds.
Hunting, ranching, and gardening were his most interesting hobbies. In most recent years he has enjoyed Arm Chair Stadium if the Texas Longhorns or Dallas Cowboys were playing. He also enjoyed watching old western movies, even though he may have seen them many times before.
He was preceded in death by his parents, sisters Maxine Alman and Alice Cofer, and brother Stillman Wall.
He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Doris; daughter Mary Kay Fleming and husband Joe; grandsons Shane Warden and Joshua Townsend; great-grandchildren Jerrick, Calli, and Tommy Joe Warden; sister-in-law Lillian Wall; and brother-in-law Bill Alman.
Visitation will be held at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 18, at Clements-Wilcox Funeral Home in Burnet. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, Dec. 19 at the Clements-Wilcox Funeral Home with Reverend Barry Drake officiating. Interment will follow at the Rockvale Cemetery near Spicewood. Pallbearers named were Shane Warden, Josh Townsend, Richard Ellis, Ralph Cofer, Carl Hibler, and Rob Boyd. Honorary pallbearers named were Clayton Lester, Donald Hibler, Lonnie
Anglin, and Ted Baker. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Rockvale Cemetery c/o Lyle Heffington 1110 Ave. F. Marble Falls, Texas 78654. Condolences may be offered to the family at www.clementswilcoxburnet.com.
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