Walter Erickson, Sr., 92, of Beaumont, died Saturday, January 7, 2017. He was born on March 15, 1924, to Clara Erler Erickson and Einar Erickson, in Beaumont, and was a United States Army veteran having served in World War II. Walter was a retired machinist for Union Oil of California.
Survivors include his daughter, Judy Holmes and her husband, Jim, of Houston; sons, Walter Erickson, Jr. of Beaumont; Robert Erickson and his wife, Ollie, of Village Mills; and Wayne Erickson and his wife, Joy, of Nome; brother, Charles Erickson of North Carolina; eleven grandchildren; and nineteen great-grandchildren.
He is preceded in death by his wife, Ethel Erickson.
A gathering of Mr. Erickson’s family and friends will be from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m., Tuesday, January 10, 2017, at Broussard’s, 1605 North Major Drive, Beaumont. His funeral service will be at 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, January 11, 2017, at St. John Lutheran Church, 2955 South Major Drive, Beaumont. His interment will follow at Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Beaumont.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. John Lutheran Church, 2955 South Major Drive, Beaumont, Texas 77707.

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