Roland “Jake” Attaway



MINEOLA - Funeral services for Roland “Jake” Attaway, 84 of Mineola were held Sunday, April 8 at Beaty Funeral Home with Susan Smith officiating.

Burial followed at Roselawn Memorial Gardens in Mineola.

Mr. Attaway died April 6, 2018 in Tyler. He was born September 3, 1933 in Yantis to the late Roland and Patience Attaway. He was a retired Project Manager for the State of Texas Hwy. Department and served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a son, Virgil Attaway and three sisters, Ersie Attaway, Druevelle Smith, Valree Harrell.

Survivors include his wife of 64 years, Marie Attaway, Mineola; sons, Raymond of Mineola, Mike of Hawkins, Richard of Lindale; seven grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren and extended family.

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