Walter Alton Grice
June 7, 1923 – March 12, 2020
Walter Alton Grice, 96, of Grand Prairie, TX passed away on March 12, 2020.
A burial service will be held March 17, 2020 at Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery at 9:15 followed by a funeral service at First Baptist Church Grand Prairie at 11:00.
Walter was born June 7th, 1923 in Quitman, TX to Walter William and Ruby Ruth Grice.
At age 19 He joined the Army and was a Private First Class. He fought in World War ll where he received two purple hearts along with other medals.
He married Mary Louise Wardlaw of Mineola, Tx on January 22nd, 1949. They celebrated 71 years of marriage this year.
He was a CEO of Federal Land Bank Association in Sulphur Springs, TX until he retired.
Walter was a member of First Baptist Church of Grand Prairie, He was a Mason and a Shriner.
He is proceeded in death by both of his parents and his 5 brothers and 4 sisters.
He is survived by his wife, Mary Grice; His daughter, Beth Reed and her husband Michael; His grandsons, Daniel Reed and wife Misty, Derek Reed and wife Kristi; Great grandchildren, Cameron, Addyson, Braxton, Easton, and Asher; and many nieces and nephews.
Flowers are welcome and other contributions may be sent to Honor Flight at Http://www.honorflightdfw.org/donate
Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.beanmasseyburge.com for the Grice family.
- Michael Reed, Active Pallbearer
- Daniel Reed, Active Pallbearer
- Derek Reed, Active Pallbearer
- Kyle Hayes, Active Pallbearer
- David Grice, Active Pallbearer
- Mike Ball, Active Pallbearer
- Visitation Monday, March 16, 2020
- Graveside Service Tuesday, March 17, 2020
- Memorial Service Tuesday, March 17, 2020
Walter Alton Grice
March 16, 2020
With a hurting heart prayers for Aunt Mary, Beth Reed and Family. Uncle Alton’s journey on this earth has ended, but he has been reunited with many that welcomed him in the Kingdom of Heaven. He left family and friends with many wonderful memories, so cherish them, till we meet again. Love you all.