Allan "Al" Eugene DeWater, 76, of Carlsbad, passed away Monday, June 30, 2014 in
Lubbock, Texas. There will be no visitation, cremation will take place. A Memorial Service is scheduled for 2 p.m. Tuesday, July 8, 2014, at Denton-Wood Funeral Home Chapel.
Denton-Wood Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Al was born on February 9, 1938, in Hutchinson, Kansas. He retired after 36 years at
Rockwell International/Boeing Corporation where he worked on the Apollo and Space
Shuttle programs in Palmdale, California. Al was an avid model train enthusiast, enjoyed
woodworking, antique glass collector and he and his wife, Bev enjoyed many years
RVing with the Good Sam "Cavemen Sams" as well as exploring many state parks. Al
was preceded in death by his parents, John and Nettie (White) DeWater; sister, Lois and
Al is survived by his wife of 30 years, Beverly (Stickney) DeWater; sister, Patricia
Stevens of Carlsbad; sons: Don Mruk and wife, Lorrie of Lakeside, California, Bruce
DeWater and wife, Denell of Sparks, Nevada, Keith DeWater and wife, Roiann of
Lancaster, California, John DeWater of Lancaster, California; daughter, Ruth Ann
DeWater of Spokane, Washington; 14 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren.
Condolences may be expressed at dentonwood.com.
Published in Carlsbad Current-Argus on July 6, 2014
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