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Walter Different passed away on January 23, 2019 in Brownsboro, Texas.
Walter "Gene" Different was born March 16, 1939 in Grapeland, Texas the son of Homer Lee Different and Alma Lee Smith Different. He worked for Gulf State Utilities in Beaumont for 35 years as a Senior Engineering Assistant. He enjoyed fishing, woodworking, was an all-around wonderful man and handyman who loved working on older people's houses when he was younger. He and his loving wife Pat moved to Brownsboro from Beaumont after 45 years where together they attended Leagueville Baptist Church for 5 years. He was a great husband, father and grandfather who will be missed by all those he knew and loved.
He was preceded in death by his parents; brother Roy Different; daughter Carla Belt; son David Different and granddaughter Mandy Herrera.
Gene is survived by his wife of 61 years Pat Different of Brownsboro; one son, Tim Different and wife Sharon of Palestine; sister-in-law Martha Different of Hutto; nine grandchildren and twelve great grandchildren.
Visitation will be held prior to the service from 1-2:00 p.m.
Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the Hannigan Smith Funeral Home family.
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