Walter Raymond Land Sr. 1941 – 2022

Walter R. Land Sr. of Silsbee. Texas

September 23, 1941 – July 2, 2022

Walter R. Land Sr. 80, of Silsbee. TX; passed Jul. 02, 2022.

Services are Saturday, Jul. 16, 2022, at First Baptist Church 625 2nd St. Silsbee, TX. Visitation will begin at 9AM until Funeral at 11AM. Interment will be in Kirby Cemetery Silsbee.

Reflections of Life for Bro. Walter Land Sr.

Date Of Birth: September 23,1941

Parentage: The Late Mr. Frank and Pauline Land.

Education: Waldo Matthews High School – Gifted athlete in football and baseball, Class Salutatorian.

Prairie View A&M athlete in football and baseball Graduated BA Sociology 1965. Employment: Santa Fe Railroad Company, retired after 37 years

Religious Background:

First Missionary Baptist Church, he accepted Christ at a young age under the leadership of the Late Rev. G. B. Goldman.

Deacon Board Chair, Senior Choir Member, Brotherhood Department.

Community Service/Other Accolades:

At 62 took on an opportunity to serve the community.

Ice House Museum Board of Directors
Silsbee Chamber of Commerce – Chamber Director
Associate Municipal Judge for Silsbee Texas 2007
Silsbee Kiwanis, Silsbee Kiwanis President 2009-2010, Silsbee Kiwanis LT. Governor Region 10 – 2 terms, Trustee for the Bayou Bunch with consists of Divisions 3, 9, 10 & 28
Inducted into Prairie View Interscholastic League Coaches Association
He was preceded in death by his parents: Frank and Pauline Land, sisters: Odessa Moore and Gloria Brooks, brother: Frank Land Jr. one granddaughter: Nia Land

Survivors: Wife: Mrs. Brenda Joyce Land. Children: Walter JR., Terry, Aaron, Randy (Shawanda), Alfrederic, Landiontrae (Karrington), Walon, Raquenia and Bryant. Sister: Paulette Land, (9) Grandchildren: 2Great Great Grandchildren. (3) Brothers-In-Law, (4) Sisters-In-Law, as well as a host of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

Proctor’s Mortuary – Beaumont, is in charge of final arrangements, 3522 Washington Blvd. Beaumont, TX. 77705 (409) 840-2022. The guest book can be signed; words of comfort and condolences for the family can be left at

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