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Doyle Waller

November 22, 1934 ~ May 1, 2020 (age 85)


Doyle Waller age 85 of Kopperl, passed away on Friday, May 1, 2020 in Fort Worth, Texas. 

Graveside funeral services are going to be held at 11 A.M., Tuesday, May 5, 2020 at the Kimball Cemetery near Kopperl, Texas. Rev. Dr. Tom Henderson will officiate. He will lie in state on Monday, May 4, 2020 from 9 A.M. until 3 P.M. Visitation will be held from 10 A.M. until service time at the cemetery. Pallbearers will be Jarrod Gaida, Gabriel Martin, Nathan Worley, Larry Walker, Lloyd W. Kuykendall, and James Dean Findley. 

Elton Doyle Waller was born on November 22, 1934 in Kopperl, Texas to James Elton and Marjorie Kimball Waller. He was raised and educated in Kopperl, Texas. He married Esther May Jordan on July 9, 1955 before leaving to serve his country in the U.S. Army. After serving in the military Doyle came back to Kopperl and started his family. Doyle enjoyed being outdoors. Often times you could find him fishing, mowing his grass, riding around on his golf cart, gardening, or farming. 

Left to cherish his memories are his children, Wendy Allen of Kopperl, Kim Gaida and husband, Wayne, of Cleburne, Shane Waller and wife, Terri, of Kopperl; grandchildren, Katelyn Martin and husband, Gabriel of Whitney, Jarrod Gaida and wife, Logan of Cleburne, and JayCee Gaida of Cleburne, Lauren Timmons and husband, Colton, of Keene, Jaden Dylan of Kopperl; sisters, Maxine Jordan of Kopperl, Mary Adcock and husband, H.L., of Kopperl; numerous other relatives and many friends. 

Preceded in death by his wife, Esther Waller; parents, James Elton and Marjorie Kimball Waller; and brother-in-law, Buzz Jordan.

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Arrangements were made by Lawson Funeral Home, Meridian, Texas 254-435-2792.

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May 4, 2020

9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Lawson Funeral Home
803 N. Main St
Meridian, TX 76665

May 5, 2020

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Kimball Cemetery, Kopperl, Texas

Graveside Service
May 5, 2020

11:00 AM
Kimball Cemetery, Kopperl, Texas

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