Everett 'Bud' Duvall

Everett Ray “Bud” Duvall, 76, of Uvalde died Oct. 11, 2013, in Uvalde. He was born in Plainview on Dec. 23, 1936, to Margie Bradley Duvall and William Taylor “Ed” Duvall. Duvall grew up on the family farm at Edmonson. He graduated from Plainview High School in 1956. He served with the U.S. Army for two years, stationed in Germany. After Duvall was discharged, he farmed at Tulia for five years. While in Tulia, he met Karen Sprawls and they married June 22, 1968, after he moved his farming operation to Knippa. He later farmed at Uvalde. After a farming career spanning 40 years, Duvall became a long-haul truck driver. He retired from flatbed hauling with Trinity Industries. He bought his own truck and refrigerated trailer and continued his trucking career. According to the family, hobby time for Duvall was spent with hunting, shooting sports and gunsmithing. He was preceded in death by his parents; one brother, Ernest Lee Duvall; and two sisters, Doris Duvall and Carolyn Duvall Block. He is survived by his wife of 45 years; mother-in-law, Virginia Sprawls of Tulia; two brothers-in-law, Volney “Butch” Duvall and wife, Annette, of Round Rock and Robert Block of Plainview; six nephews; two nieces; two great-nephews; four great-nieces; and three chosen great-nieces. Visitation was held Monday from 7 to 9 p.m. at Rushing-Estes-Knowles Chapel. Funeral services were held Tuesday at 10 a.m. at the Rushing-Estes-Knowles Chapel. Interment followed in Tulia. The family requests memorials be made to Clear Springs Center for Cancer Care, 1195 Garner Field Road, Bldg. A, Suite 100, Uvalde, TX. 78801; American Heart Association, c/o Lisa Mumme, 1078 E. Hacienda Road, Uvalde, TX. 78801; National Rifle Association Processing Center, P. O. Box 420648, Palm Coast, FL. 32142-0648; or the charity of one’s choice. RUSHING-ESTES-KNOWLES MORTUARY, WWW.REKFUNERALS.COM
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