In Loving Memory of
Walter Raymond Vallee
Walter Raymond Vallee, 82, died after a short battle with pneumonia on Friday, February 5, 2016 in San Jacinto Methodist Hospital (Baytown, TX).
He was born on September 5, 1933, in LeCompte, LA to Vivian Thaddeus (V.T.) and Flossie Stewart Vallee.
Walter began his career at Brown & Root after moving to the Houston area as a young man, and went on to found numerous businesses. He primarily established himself as owner of Valleeâ€™s Construction Company, building shopping centers and custom homes. Walter was honored with many titles and awards in his lifetime, including the prestigious Paul Harris Award, and was well respected in his community.
Known for his benevolence to children, elderly, and intellectually disabled, he gave generously to many people in both Texas and Louisiana. He championed many a cause for the less privileged and was notorious for his kind-heartedness to small animals. He was generous to his entire family, taking them on cruises and trips to various places and being present for all events important to them. Many younger people site him as their mentor. Walter gave his soul to Jesus and was an active member of Calvary Baptist Church in Houston Texas
Walter is preceded in death by his parents; and brothers, Glen Ray Vallee and Herschel Marsden Vallee, Sr.
He is survived by his sister, Jo Ann Vallee Lyles of Woodworth, LA. Other survivors include sister-in-law, Deanne Vallee; nephews, George E. Lyles, Ryan Vallee, Heath Vallee, and Burt McShan; nieces, Connie Lyles Thomas, Janet Lyles Reich, Alison Rouse,Jana McShan Cornish; and step-children Gary Miller, Tina Miller Witz, and Teresa Miller Gallant; eight grandchildren & one great grandson.
Funeral Services will be held at Calvary Baptist Church, 6511 Uvalde Rd, Houston, Texas on Tuesday, February 9th, 2016 at 1:00 PM.
Services are under the direction of Crespo & Jirrels Funeral & Cremation Services, 6123 Garth Rd., Baytown, TX 77521 (281)839-0700.
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