A.W. “Waymon” Kruger


A.W. “Waymon” Kruger, 75, of Weatherford, passed away Saturday, November 12th at his residence.

Funeral Service: 3PM Tuesday, November 15th at Lake Shore Funeral Home Chapel. The family will receive visitors in Waco one hour prior to the service.

Graveside Service: 11AM Wednesday, November 16th at Fairview Cemetery in Millsap, Parker County.

Waymon was born on July 14, 1941 in Hamilton. He married the love of his life and moved to Weatherford, where they raised their family. He worked in the railroad industry for 49 years, retiring in 2008. Waymon was a devoted husband and loving father and grandfather. He had a strong work ethic and was well respected. His faith was also strong and he was loved by all.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 50 years, Opal Gail Kruger; grandson, Samuel Conor Kruger; and his parents, Arnold M. and Laura L. (Merrill) Kruger.

Waymon is survived by his sons, A.W. Kruger, II and wife Vicki, and Michael Ray Kruger and wife Wendi; daughter, Donna Gail Lucia and husband Tommy Joe; grandchildren, Trey Kruger, Kaleb Kruger and wife Kailin, Chase Lucia, Mikalyn Kruger, Nick Lucia, and Cameron Kruger. Waymon is also survived by a sister, Joyce Elaine Kruger-Holland; a brother, Richard Kruger and wife Kathleen; many loving nieces and nephews; numerous relatives; and his railroad family.

Waymon will be missed dearly but we are all assured he and Gail are making ready for our arrival to heaven.

Thoughts and memories may be shared at www.LakeShoreFH.com.

Contact Information:

Place of Service: Lake Shore Funeral Home Chapel , 5201 Steinbeck Bend; Waco, TX 76708

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  1. Although I haven’t crossed paths with Waymon very much in the past several years, I have memories of the fun we had at Papa and Grandmother’s as young cousins. My prayers are with you.

  2. Jarrell H Mcdonald

    Waymon was always a pleasure to work with

  3. To all of Waymon’s family, I am so sorry at your loss. I remember Waymon more from my childhood than as an adult. I always thought of him as my good looking cousin. What a joy it is for him to see Gail and his mom and dad again. Prayers for all of you.

  4. Ella Faye Merrill

    Thinking of you all during this time and praying for comfort for each of you, love Aunt Ella Faye

  5. I am sorry for your loss. Your family is in our hearts, thoughts and prayers. May the Lord lift you up during this time.

    Roy Merrill

  6. Truly sorry to hear of our loss. Waymon was a brother to all of us in the railroad community . Miss you Brother (R.I.P)

  7. So sorry to hear the passing of your dad. I have wonderful memories of him and your mom while they were dating. My prayers are with you all and I pray you find peace in the dark days ahead and feel God’s arms wrapped around you with His love.

  8. Gwenlyn Daniel Pekarik

    Bob and I, are thinking of you all. Our hearts are full of Love, Support and Prayers for each of Waymon’s Family. You are all gathered in the arms of the Creator in your time of need.
    Gwen and Bob Pekarik

  9. Richard and Gail and Waymons Family,
    I was saddened to read about Waymon. I am so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

  10. How do you say goodbye to someone you always look forward to seeing. It is a huge hole to fill. Although I hadn’t seen him in years he was always in my thoughts. My heart an prayers goes out to his family. I know their loss is bigger than anyone that knew him. They should know that he was loved by many and will be missed the same. Another old head gone west. RIP Brother.

  11. So very sorry to hear of Waymon’s passing. I think of him often, but now I know that he and Joe are back together. Heaven will never be the same.

    Jan Percy – wife of Joe Percy

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