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L V "Buster" Valentine
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Birth: Jul. 3, 1923
New York, USA
Death: Nov. 17, 2012
Smith County
Texas, USA

Graveside services, with military honors, for L.V. "Buster" Valentine, 89, of Tyler, TX on Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2012, in Tyler Memorial Park Cemetery. Mr. Valentine died Saturday, Nov. 17, 2012, in a Tyler hospital. He was born July 3, 1923, in Rochester, N.Y., to the late Lawrence Frederick Valentine and Vivian Helen Crawford Valentine. He served in the CCC before entering the U.S. Navy in 1941. He was a veteran of World War II and the Korean War. For 38 years, he was employed by Southwestern Bell. He was a resident of Corpus Christi for over 30 years, retiring to Troup in 1986. He moved to Tyler in 1999. Mr. Valentine was a life member of the VFW, the American Legion and the Telephone Pioneers. He was active in scouting and had served as PTA president. He was also a past member of the Troup Rotary Club. He was a member of the Southern Oaks Baptist Church, Tyler.

In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by a sister, June Dodero. He married his wife Jan. 21, 1948, in Premont. Survivors include his wife of 64 years, Ellen Jean Valentine; two sons, Tommy and Tony Lawrence Valentine; two daughters, Ellen Valentine Grett and Carol Valentine Lee; a sister, Carol Valentine; 11 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; other family; and a beloved dog, Lilly.

From Tyler Morning Telegraph - Nov 19, 2012
Tyler Memorial Park and Cemetery
Smith County
Texas, USA
Created by: dhb
Record added: Nov 19, 2012
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 Added: Nov. 28, 2012
Thank you, Sir, for your service.
- dhb
 Added: Nov. 19, 2012

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