Ranger Exes Memorial - Others

JOHN RILEY WALLING, 69, was born Jan. 22, 1922, in Dallas, & was adopted by the Walling family who lived in Big Spring. He married Doris Williams (RHS-1951) in May of 1973 in Midland. John had been previously married & had four children by his first wife. He and Doris had a son, Jay Paul Walling in Midland. Jay graduated from Angelo State College & now works in an office at Shannon Hospital in San Angelo. In 2000, he married Pam Thompson, and they have two children, besides the daughter Pam already had. John Walling was an independent contractor for the U.S. Postal Service. He & Doris lived in Midland for several years until Doris was transferred to San Angelo with Texas-New Mexico Pipeline (a subsidiary of Texaco). After graduation from Hardin-Simmons University in 1957, she worked for Texas-New Mexico Pipeline for 39 years. John moved his operations to San Angelo where they lived until his death on January 16, 1992. He was buried in Merkel beside his first wife. Doris Walling continues to live in San Angelo.