Walter "Walt" K. Deal Jr.

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Walter "Walt" K. Deal Jr., beloved father and devoted husband, 79, of Corinth, Texas, went home to be with our Lord on August 12, 2013.

The funeral service will be held at 2pm on Thursday, August 22, 2013 at Crossroads Bible Church, 8101 Justin Rd., Double Oak, Texas.

Walt was born in Columbia, Tennessee on April 17, 1934 and grew up in Boise, Idaho. He served and was honorably discharged from the US Navy in 1961.

Walt was married to the love of his life, Wanda L. Hebert, on January 9, 1960; they were married 45 years. Walt is preceded in death by his beloved wife Wanda; his father and step-mother Walter and Retha Deal; and his mother and step-father Robbie and Vaughn Lewis.

Walt retired from IBM after 29 years and later worked with Boeing and Peterbuilt. His passions in life were his wife, vintage European cars and flying. One of his favorite past times was working on his Jaguar. He had the ability to fix anything it seemed and was always busy using his tools. Walt had an amazing mind and was very well read. He would produce interesting facts and information all the time. Walt was loved and will be cherished always by his friends and family.

Walt is survived by his loving children William K. Deal, Wendie R. Deal, and Wileen D. Carr; his grandchildren Bryson, Ryan, and Mia; his sister Dorothy Christian; and other family and friends.

Memorial donations may be made to the National Kidney Foundation (

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