FEBRUARY 17, 1931 – NOVEMBER 8, 2022
Grady Walter Sherrod, age 91, of Nacogdoches, Texas passed away on Tuesday, November 8, 2022. Walter was born in Luling, Texas.
Walter was preceded in death by his wife, Ruby W. Sherrod; his mother and father, Grady and Ruth Groze; and loving grandparents, Grady and Mable Sherrod.
Walter was a unique and fascinating man. He was a friend with people of all ages. Walter was an avid reader and lover of history. He told fascinating stories of his many adventures. Walter spent over 25 years in the Pipeline Division of Brown & Root. He worked and lived in countries as diverse as India, Scotland, Singapore, Brazil, and Terre Del Fuego, Argentina, which he called “the end of the world.”
Walter served four years in the U.S. Navy; he was a 74-year member of Blue Scottish Rite Masonic Lodge in Conroe, Texas and a member of the First Baptist Church, Nacogdoches. A special ‘thank you’ to Lydia Bell, Dr. Randall Vinther, nurse Patty, and Nacogdoches EMS.
A visitation for Walter will be held Tuesday, November 15, 2022 from 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM at Cason Monk-Metcalf Funeral Directors, 5400 North St, Nacogdoches, Texas 75965. Following the visitation will be a graveside service at 3:30 PM at Sunset Memorial Park, Nacogdoches, Texas.
In lieu of flowers contributions can be made to Salvation Army, local animal shelters, or a charity of your choice.
Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.casonmonk-metcalf.com for the Sherrod family.