Walter Naill, Jr., 65, of Upland, Calif., passed away Thursday, June 28, 2007 near Tacoma, Wash.
Mr. Naill was born April 21, 1942 in Houston, Texas and was a 1960 graduate of John F. Dulles High School. He was a graduate of Texas A & M University in 1965 with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree and he had also received a degree in Aviation from San Jacinto College in Pasadena.
He was a veteran of the U. S. Navy having served as a Lieutenant Commander and had also served on the Admirals Staff for two years, as a U. S. Navy Recruiting Officer for eight years, the submarine services for six years, a Nuclear Weapons Safety Instructor for six years and a member of the Naval Reserve for 39 years.
Naill was a certified flight instructor for single and multiple engine airplanes. He was a member Reserve Officer Association, American Riflemanās Association, Aviation Owners, Pilots Association, Texas A &M Club of Tulsa and of the residential sales council of Realtor National Marketing Institute receiving Graduate Realtors Institute designation.
Survivors include, a daughter and son-in-law, Carol and Keith Hitt of Midlothian; his mother, Lillian Naill of Crockett; a brother, Jerry Naill of Conroe; a sister, Sharon Naill of Laredo; grandchildren, Morgan Crump, Aaron Hitt and Christian Hitt of Midlothian; an aunt, Evelyn Allegar and husband, Bruce of Brazoria; an uncle, Charlsie Jacobs and wife, Eileen of Georgetown; nephews, Jason Jones and Johnny Jones; nieces, Shonda Haag, Michelle Wilkison and Shey Stitt; and special friends, Roy and Jane Mullican of Midlothian.
He was preceded in death by father, Walter E. Naill, Sr. and nephew, Brandon Naill
Military graveside funeral services for Mr. Walter Naill, Jr. were held Friday, July 6, 2007 at 2 p.m. in the Evergreen Memorial Park with Mr. Rick Kelley. Interment followed.
Callaway-Allee Funeral Home, 700 East Houston Ave., Crockett, TX 75835 (936) 544-2244 handled arrangements.