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Walter L Creed


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Walter L Creed Obituary
Walter L. Creed age 79, resident of Conchas Dam, NM passed away in Clovis NM on Tuesday morning July 18, 2017.
Walter was born August 6, 1937, in Tulsa, Oklahoma. He had been an active member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Tucumcari, NM. He had owned and operated his own trucking company before going to work with the Yellow Freight Company where he retired from. He was a life member of the B P O Elks Lodge 1172 and was a Past Exalted Ruler of the Elks Lodge. He was a member of the American Legion Post 19 of Conchas Dam, NM. He served in the United States Marine Corps during the Korean Conflict.
Surviving him is his wife, Joan Creed of Conchas Dam NM; his children, Joella Creed, Celest Winn, Cydney Creed, Walter Lee Creed, Stan, Steve and T.J. Salczynski and Sandy Anderson; grandchildren, Lexi Creed, Ashlynn Cardenas, Corey Creed, Brandi Chadwick, Dawn Mills, Christopher Horlacher, Crystalee Horlacher, Cari Jo Horlacher and Calver Pender.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Harvey and Ella Creed a brother in childhood, Calvin and by children Greg and Ronnie Chadwick.
Services Celebrating his life was Friday July 21, 2017, beginning at 2:00 PM in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints at 2400 South 9th Street. Pall bearers were Bobby Alarcon, Jeremy Rives, Daniel Reyes,Jeff Thorson, T. J. Salczkynski and Christopher Horlacher. Honorary bearer was Buddy Creed.
Burial will follow in the family plot of the Tucumcari Memorial Park Cemetery.
Arrangements entrusted to the Dunn Funeral Home of Tucumcari, New Mexico.
Published in the Quay County Sun on July 26, 2017
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