Eldridge Leo Waltman, Sr.

December 16, 1942July 20, 2018

Eldridge Leo Waltman, Sr., age 75, of Saraland, Alabama passed away on Friday, July 20, 2018. Leo was born December 16, 1942 in Ellisville, Mississippi to Gertrude Louise Hinton Waltman and Robert Waltman, Sr.

Leo is survived by his wife of 30 years, Marie Waltman; children, Lee Waltman, Tami Phillips, Tammy Renae Creekmore, and Shane (Brandy) Creekmore; brother, Eddie Waltman; sister, Ruby (Danny) Watson; seven grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and nieces, nephews, family, and friends.

Leo was preceded in death by his parents, Robert Waltman, Sr. and Gertrude Louise Hinton Waltman; brother, Sonny Waltman; and sister, Helen Waltman.

Leo was a veteran of the United States Marine Corps, serving in the Bay of Pigs. He loved his family, Nascar racing, old westerns, and traveling.

A visitation for Leo will be held Tuesday, July 24, 2018 from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Radney Funeral Home, 1200 Industrial Pkwy, Saraland, Alabama 36571. A funeral service will occur Wednesday at 10:00 a.m. at Celeste Road Baptist Church, 10175 Celeste Rd, Saraland, Alabama 36571. Interment will follow at 12:30 p.m. at Alabama State Veterans Memorial Cemetery, 34904 State Hwy 2525, Spanish Fort, Alabama 36527.

Serving as pallbearers are Robert Jemison, Jerry Jemison, Bayou Jemison, Shaun Creekmore, Bobby Watson and Shane Creekmore.

Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at for the Waltman, Sr. family.


  • Marie Waltman, Wife of 30 years
  • Lee Waltman, Tami Phillips, Tammy Renae Creekmore, and Shane (Brandy) Creekmore, Children
  • Eddie Waltman, Brother
  • Ruby (Danny) Watson, Sister
  • Sev en, Grandchildren
  • S ix, Great-grandchildren
  • Robert Waltman, Sr., Father
  • Gertrude Louise Hinton Waltman, Mother
  • Sonny Waltman, Brother
  • Helen Waltman, Sister

  • Robert Jemison, Active Pallbearer
  • Jerry Jemison, Active Pallbearer
  • Bayou Jemison, Active Pallbearer
  • Shaun Creekmore, Active Pallbearer
  • Bobby Watson, Active Pallbearer
  • Shane Creekmore, Active Pallbearer


  • Visitation Tuesday, July 24, 2018
  • Funeral Service Wednesday, July 25, 2018

Eldridge Leo Waltman, Sr.

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Charles Czajkowski

July 27, 2018

Leo was our bug crusher for over 20 years. Always enjoyed him coming to our house in Chickasaw. Great Guy! Charles and Margaret Czajkowski, Fort Payne, Al