Harold Lyn Waller 1940-2019


Memorial services for Harold Lyn Waller, 79, of Mineola will be 2 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 15 in the chapel of Lloyd James Funeral Home in Tyler.

Mr. Waller passed away Aug. 3, 2019, in Tyler.

He was born on July 7, 1940, at Gregg Memorial Hospital in Longview to the late Alton Cleo Waller and Bonnie Rose Waller.

After serving his country from 1959–1963 in the U.S. Air Force, he went to college and received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Texas at Arlington. He had a career that took him around the world beginning with Braniff, Tandy and the Army-Air Force Exchange Service (AAFES). He ended his long career in 1993 when he retired as the deputy director of information systems.

He is survived by his devoted bride of 59 years, Bettie Pickle Waller; his two daughters Carol Waller and Carla Harper; his granddaughter; and his sister, Laura Sue Williams.

In addition to his parents, Mr. Waller was preceded in death by his brothers, Alton Cleo Waller and William Alford Waller; and his sister, Gertrude Lively.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Alzheimer’s Alliance of Smith County, 211 Winchester Drive, Tyler, TX 75701 or to the charity of your choice.