Walter McKee Andrus, Jr. died Sunday, November 11, 2018 after a lengthy illness.
Walter was born in Beaumont, TX on February 2, 1956 while his parents were attending Lamar Tech University. Walter grew up in Houston, TX and Dripping Springs, TX, where he graduated from high school in 1974. After graduation, he married his high school sweetheart, Gladys Lyle.
After his service in the United States Army, Walter and Gladys moved to the Houston area where Walter worked in the security business. Walter was employed by Electronic Security Service and became the Operations Manager. Walter worked there for over 30 years.
Walter is survived by his wife of 44 years, Gladys Lyle Andrus; sons, Walter McKee III and Thomas Lyle Andrus, recently of Dickinson, TX; mother, Phyllis A. Sandlin of Dripping Springs; brother, Russell Lanning Andrus of Cedar Park, TX; sister, Ellen Andrus (Calvin Jones) of Dripping Springs; several aunts, uncles and cousins.
Walter was preceded in death by his father, Walter McKee Andrus, Sr.; sister, Ann E. Andrus; grandparents, H. McKee and Eunice Lanning Andrus and Russell Edison and Robbie Crow Spannagel.
A memorial service for Walter will be held Saturday, December 1, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. at Kelley’s Country Cookin, 1502 West Main (on FM 518) League City, TX 77573. 281-338-0300.
In lieu of flowers and memorials, contributions in his memory can be made to the American Diabetes Association.