GRASSY, Mo. -- Walter Leroy Surface, 85, of Grassy died Monday, Nov. 30, 2009, at Woodland Hills Nursing Home in Marble Hill, Mo.
He was born June 24, 1924, in Stoddard County, son of Stanton Samuel and Eulah Beatrice Walker Surface. He was married Dec. 16, 1944, to Mildred Bill Webb.
Walter was a heavy equipment operator with IUOE Local 513 in Cape Girardeau.
He is survived by his wife; two sons, Roger Surface of Ava, Mo., Dean Surface of Grassy; five grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by two brothers and three sisters.
Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. today at Cracaft-Miller Funeral Home in Jackson.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home, with Dr. John Engelhart officiating. Burial will be in Russell Heights Cemetery in Jackson.