Walter Stanley Sherman Funeral service for Walter Stanley Sherman, 79, of Silsbee will be 10:00 am Tuesday, June 25, 2013 at the Pentecostal Lighthouse Church in Silsbee with Reverend Edward Johnson and Reverend Bobby Rogers officiating. Interment will be 2:30 pm in the Houston National Cemetery for veterans. Visitation will begin at 5:00 pm Monday at Farmer Funeral Home. Mr. Sherman died Friday, June 21, 2013 at Baptist Hospital in Beaumont. A native of Beaumont, he lived in Silsbee for over forty years. Stanley graduated from South Park High School and Lamar College with an associate degree in applied science. He was an instrument technician and retired from BASF after many years of service. Mr. Sherman proudly served his country in the United States Marine Corp. He was a loving husband, father and grandfather and was proud of his blended family. He loved each and every one of them and was happiest when spending time with them. He was preceded in death by his parents E L and Betty Goode Sherman; brother Donald Sherman and sister Betty Sherman. Survivors include his loving wife of 20 years, Laverne Sherman of Silsbee; children, Lee Sherman and wife Kaye of Vidor, Mike Sherman of Silsbee, Donnie Sherman and wife Jill of Beaumont and Tammy Ivins and husband Randy of Mansfield; step-children Mark Gore and wife Angela of Silsbee and Kent Gore and wife Kim of Warren, Suzanne Kelly and husband David of Silsbee and Michelle Quave and husband Tommy of Silsbee; seventeen grandchildren and fifteen great grandchildren.
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Published in The Beaumont Enterprise on June 23, 2013