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February 24, 1928 - February 19, 2020


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Marjorie Natalie (Kelley) Williams


Walter T. "Sug" Autry passed away Wednesday, February 19, 2020. He was born in San Antonio, TX, February 24, 1928, and moved to the Pipe Creek area in the 70s. He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary (Bess) Autry; parents, Walter Taylor Autry and Annie B. (Cochran) Autry; sister, Elizabeth; and brothers, Robert, Van, and Sidney Autry. He is survived by his son, Walter James "Jimmy" Autry and daughter-in-law, Margaret "Maggie" Autry; grandchildren, Kimberly Autry, Taylor Autry, and Jennifer and Jeffrey Phillips; ten great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren.

Walter was raised on a dairy farm in North San Antonio. He worked for Foremost Dairy as a Milkman and later worked for the American Can Company until his retirement. He enjoyed 3-D Archery, driving his tractor, and coaching baseball at St. Marks Methodist Church, Little League at Dellview, and Babe Ruth League at the Longhorn Cement Company.

A Graveside Service will be held on Monday, February.24, 2020, at 1:00 p.m. at Coker Cemetery next to Coker United Methodist Church in San Antonio. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to fund research for Dementia/Alzheimer's at To leave condolences for the family, please visit and select obituaries. Arrangements with Ebensberger-Fisher Funeral Home of Boerne.

Published in the San Antonio Express-News on February 23, 2020.

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