Walter T. Eubanks


Walter T. Eubanks, 71, passed away Sunday, August 18, 2019.
Funeral services are 10 a.m. Wednesday, August 21, at Baum-Carlock-Bumgardner Funeral Home with burial following at Graford Cemetery. Visitation is 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
He was born September 25, 1947, in Lexington, Mississippi, to James Welborn and Mary Ware Eubanks. Walter attended schools in Lexington and graduated in 1966. Upon graduating he enlisted in the U.S. Army National Guard. He was also in the civil service at Fort Wolters after moving to Texas from Mississippi.
Walter received several outstanding awards during his service and reached the rank of E-7/Sergeant First Class, retiring after 28 years of service. After his years in the service he became a certified electrician. He was very conscientious of his work. Walter also liked tinkering with lawn mowers after retirement, helping many people in his community. He was a life member of the National Guard Association, American Legion Post 75 in Mineral Wells for 38 years and a member of the 50+ Club in Graford.
Walter met the love of his life, Kathy Morales, in 2002 and they married on June 18, 2011. They had a great life together for 17-½ years.
Survivors include his wife, Kathy Eubanks, of Graford; son and daughter-in-law, Richard Darrin and Ashley Charles, of Mineral Wells; grandchildren, Thomas Aaron Charles, of Fort Benning, Ga., and Presley Ann Charles, of Mineral Wells; mother, Mary Eubanks, of Lexington, Miss.; sister and brother-in-law, Beth and Jeff Alford, of Lexington, Miss.; nieces, Wendy Maness, of Tennessee and Crystal McFarland, of AK; a great niece and nephew and numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.
He was preceded in death by brother, James Eubanks; father, Welborn Eubanks; and grandparents. His very dear friend, Jess Ragle, also preceded him in death.
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2 posts

Lesa Eubanks Britt
Sep 20, 2019
Kathy I just wanted to say "thank you for taking care of my Daddy for all these years. He will forever be in my heart and I will always be his little girl. He was so proud of you.
Thank you again,
Daddy's little girl
Lesa Marie Eubanks Britt
Margie Morales Railey
Aug 20, 2019
Our prayers and thoughts are with you and the family. May the love you shared with Walter bring you great comfort in the days to come.