Gary Joe Walz

June 10, 1948September 21, 2022
Obituary of Gary Joe Walz


East Funeral Home

Gary Joe Walz, age 74, of Texarkana, Arkansas passed away on Wednesday, September 21, 2022. Gary was born June 10, 1948 in Texarkana, TX. He was a veteran of the U. S. Army where he received a purple heart while in Vietnam. He is a member of Faith Baptist Church and retired from Cooper Tire after 37 years of service. Gary Joe was a kind, selfless and generous man. He is preceded in death by a son Jimmy Kent and a sister Mary Walz. Survivors include his wife of 37 years Dorothy Walz of Texarkana, AR; two sons and daughters-in-law Jason and Robin Walz and Eric and Katie Walz; one daughter and son-in-law Sonya and Dennis Richardson; one sister Jan Walz; one brother and sister-in-law Frank and Linda Walz; Also left to cherish his memory are his grandchildren and their spouses; Rand Walz, Brandon and Amy Uselton, Toby Hightower, Jack Walz, Luc Walz, Ella Walz, Alana and Brandon McMurry, Brenna and Scott Higgins, Wesley Kent and Nick and Jennifer Kent; 8 great-grandchildren Will, Chloe, Rhett, Whittney, Jackson, Lawson, Wynlee and Jovee. Plus numerous nieces and nephews. Graveside services will be 2:00 P.M. Friday, September 23, 2022 at Memorial Gardens Cemetery officiated by Rev. Gary Glover. Burial will be under the direction of East Funeral Home - Downtown. Family will receive friends at the cemetery from 1 to 2 P.M. prior to the service. Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at for the Walz family.

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