Former Lufkin superintendent, SFA dean dies

Source: Laird Funeral Home
Source: Laird Funeral Home

NACOGDOCHES, TX (KTRE) - A former superintendent of Lufkin school district and dean at SFA has died.

Dr. Walter Langston Kerr, of Nacogdoches, was 79.

He served as a teacher, principal and superintendent for Lufkin from 1956-1973. From 1973-1994, he was a professor and dean of education at SFA.

He also served as a Sunday School teacher and deacon at First Baptist Nacogdoches.

He is survived by his wife, Virgina, and a daughter and son.

The funeral will be held Tuesday at 2 p.m. at First Baptist Nacogdoches, with burial to follow at Sunset Memorial Park.

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