Edward L. Walden

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  • "Enjoyed working with Ed at the Sheriff's dept. He was a man..."
    - Kevin Swatzel
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Edward L. Walden, age 79, has gone to be with the Lord, on February 22, 2016, in Conroe, Texas. He is survived by his wife Becky Walden, his two sons, Ed and Richard Walden, his daughter in law Charlyne Schesser, his brothers Kenneth and Ronald Walden, three sisters Maudie Gilstrap, Wanda Wheeler and Mary Ann Braly, grandchildren Rachel Clifton, Tyan Schesser, Randall and Jason McDonald, Alma Groome, Mitch Chapman, Melissa Walden, Rachael Ahlberg, Richard Schesser, Robert Walden, Kendra Schesser, Kaydrian Jacob, Morgan Schesser, Cara Walden, and many nieces, nephews and great grandchildren. He is preceded in death by his mother Selma (4-30-1985), father Melvin (2/28/1990), his wife and mother of his children Norma (4-4-2005), his brother Melvin (09-9-1953), his sister Ruby (12-11-1988), and his brother Charlie (12-5-2015).

Edward was born on December 31, 1936, in Henderson, Texas to parents Melvin Mervine Walden and Selma Elsie Hicks Walden. He graduated from Kilgore High School and served in the US Air Force while completing 2 tours of duty in Vietnam. After completing service with NASA, where he worked with the Apollo Program in the radar communication department he continued onto college at Sam Houston State University, where he studied law and was active in the U.S. Air Force National Guard. He went on to pursue a career in Law Enforcement where he held positions with several police forces, the local Constables Office and as City Judge.

Ed was a great family man, loving father and grandfather. He was socially active in his community and was 32nd Deg. Master Mason. He enjoyed spending time with his family, going to church and telling stories of the past to his grandkids. His family and friends will always remember him as a loving, caring, and wonderful person.

A funeral is scheduled for Ed on March 11th at 1 pm at Allendale Baptist Church on 1314, with a repast dinner to follow at Chase and Rachael Ahlbergs home at 21441 Punkin St. New Caney, Texas 77357. Mitch Chapman will officiate the memorial service and his Masonic Lodge will honor him with his Masonic Funeral Rites. All are welcome to attend and celebrate Ed's life.

Published on yourconroenews.com from Mar. 4 to Mar. 17, 2016