Walter R. Runyan
Walter R. Runyan
  • September 5, 1925 - May 7, 2017
  • Denver, Colorado

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Walter Runyan, 91, of Dallas passed away on Sunday, May 7, 2017 at his residence in Dallas. He will always be remembered as a devoted father, husband, brother and friend to all that knew and loved him.
He was born in Henryetta, OK, on September 5, 1925, to Walter and Sallie Christian Runyan. He attended the University of Oklahoma, the Colorado School of Mines and eared his PH.D. from the University of Texas in Austin. Dr. Runyan wrote Silicon Semiconductor Technology during his thirty years of work at Texas instruments. He also researched and coauthored numerous articles and chapters for engineering textbooks and journals.
Survivors include his wife of 38 years, Delma Runyan; daughter Elizabeth K. Runyan of Denver, CO; brother George William Runyan of Henryetta, Oklahoma; nephew Donald Runyan of Henryetta, Oklahoma; niece Theresa Ferguson of Mobile, Alabama; step children Kalli Fogle and Greg Fogle of Austin,Texas; He was preceded in death by his parents.
A Graveside Service will be at 11:00 am on Wednesday, May 10, 2017, at Hillcrest Memorial Park Cemetery, 7405 W. Northwest Hwy., Dallas, TX 75225.