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Dudley Attaway

June 23, 1926 November 4, 2019
Dudley Attaway
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Services will be held for Leo Dudley Attaway, 93, of Longview on Saturday, November 9 at 1:00 PM at Matinburg Missionary Baptist Church on FM 556 in southern Camp County. Burial will follow in Matinburg Cemetery with John Wallingford on Macedonia Baptist Church on Longview officiating. Visitation will be held at noon at the church immediately preceding the service. Mr. Attaway went to be with the Lord on Monday, November 4, 2019.
Dudley was born in Wood County, Texas, to Washington David and Lottie Bird Attaway on May 23, 1926. He married Violet Allison Stephens on October 26, 1946. He served in the US Navy in World War II, graduated from Texas A&M at Commerce (formerly East Texas Teachers College and East Texas State University) in 1949 and had a career in the oil industry primarily in offshore drilling. After retirement from EXXON he and his wife lived on a farm in northern Upshur County.
Mr. Attaway is preceded in death by his loving wife of 69 years, Violet Stephens Attaway, his parents, two sisters and son-in-law, Robert Gilbert. He is survived by two children, son, Dudley Paul Attaway and wife, Beverly of League City, Texas, daughter, Susan Attaway Gilbert of Gilmer, grandson, Kirk Daniel Gilbert and fiancé Jennifer Francis of Fairfield, granddaughter, Angela Attaway and husband Sergio Rios of League City, Robyn Attaway Sanchez and husband Javier currently living in Saudi Arabia, and great grandchildren Lauren Johnson, Joaquin, Emilio, and Lucio Sanchez, and Kaya and Liv Gilbert. Also survived by brother Billy Don Brumley and wife Nancy of Dallas.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Hwy 80 Rescue Mission, 3117 W. Marshall Ave, Longview, TX 75640.
The family would like to gratefully acknowledge Dr. Srinivas Rangu, and the caring staff of Premier Care Home Health, and the Agape Class of Adult V at First Baptist Church.


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Visitation

Saturday

9

Nov

12:00 PM 11/9/2019 12:00:00 PM - 1:00 PM 11/9/2019 1:00:00 PM
Matinburg Missionary Baptist Church

FM 556
Pittsburg, TX 0000

Matinburg Missionary Baptist Church
FM 556 Pittsburg 0000 TX
United States

Funeral Service

Saturday

9

Nov

1:00 PM 11/9/2019 1:00:00 PM
Matinburg Missionary Baptist Church

FM 556
Pittsburg, TX 0000

Matinburg Missionary Baptist Church
FM 556 Pittsburg 0000 TX
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Matinburg Cemetery Final Resting Place

Hwy 566 Between Gilmer & Pritchett
Gilmer, TX 75644

Hwy 566 Between Gilmer & Pritchett Gilmer 75644 TX
United States
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