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Walter Henry Sinclair


Walter Henry Sinclair, 78, left his earthly home on Tuesday, January 14, 2014 in Ennis, Texas for his new home in Heaven. Walter was born in Des Moines, Iowa on February 8, 1935 to Wilbert and Henrietta (Huggins) Sinclair. He grew up in Irving, Texas and graduated from Irving High School in 1953. He went on to attend North Texas State University in Denton, Texas. On June 4, 1954 he married Juliette Beesley and they made their home in Denton, then Irving and finally to Ennis in 1974. Walter served his country proudly in the United States Army from 1954-1963 serving in Germany in the 11th Airborne as a Green Beret. He worked for First Texas Savings as a Construction Loan Supervisor, the City of Dallas as a Building Inspector, Southland Corporation as an Architect and for Mobil Oil Company. He was a longtime member of Baylor Baptist Church of Ennis and the Dallas IOOF Lodge #44. He was a master in Stained Glass and carpentry. He is survived by his loving wife of over fifty-nine years, Juliette “Judy” Sinclair; son, Walter Anthony “Tony” Sinclair and wife, Lisa; daughters: Julie Anne Ramsey and Liz Menton; six grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; one brother, Bob Sinclair of California and two sisters; Rosemary Stearns of Irving and Joetta Burnet of Fort Worth. He is preceded in death by his parents, one brother, Bert Sinclair and, one great-grandson, Johnathan Ramsey. Visitation will be on Thursday, January 16, 2014 from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. in the J.E. Keever Mortuary of Ennis. A Celebration of his life will take place on Friday, January 17, 2014 at 3 p.m. in the J.E. Keever Mortuary Chapel of Ennis with Rev. Johnny Mansell officiating. www.jekeevermortuary.com2381988

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