Mr. Qualls grew up in Atascosa County, the same as his parents, Dan and Lucille Qualls and grandparents Ed and Ida Qualls and lived in Pleasanton with his wife Gretchen. He was a member of St. John Lutheran Church in Jourdanton and graduated from Pleasanton High School, he also attended Texas A & I in Kingsville. In 1993, Mr. Qualls retired from the Texas Department of Transportation in San Antonio after 35 years of service. During his last nine years of his career at TXDOT his office completed the design and plans for 80 projects within Bexar County. He served eight years as the Mayor and three years as city councilman for Pleasanton. In the last fourteen years he was manager at Yellowstone National Park.
Mr. Qualls is survived by his wife Gretchen Qualls of Pleasanton and Mason; children: Regina Stanley and spouse Willie of Comfort, Regan Qualls and spouse Tina of Comfort and Reginald (Mac) Qualls and spouse De Ann of Kerrville; grandchildren: Brookney Bennett, Nicole Stanley Neill and spouse Nathan, Caden Qualls, Zachary Qualls, Mason Qualls, Brieana Qualls and Jack Qualls; great grandchildren: Jaden Blank, MacKenzei and Peyton Neil; siblings: MaryAnn Bruce and spouse Clyde, Gene Qualls and spouse Margie, Dorothy Lary and Susan Qualls Monsalvo as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Mr. Qualls is preceded in death by his parents Dan and Lucille Qualls: grandparents; brothers-in-law Rudy Taylor Monsalvo and Garland Lary and nephew Ronnie Bruce.
Visitation was held at Hurley Funeral Home in Pleasanton, from 2 - 8 p.m. with the family present from 6 - 8 p.m. Friday, July 27, 2012. Funeral service were held at Hurley Funeral Home at 10 a.m. Saturday, July 28, 2012.
Serving as pallbearers were Regan Qualls, Reginald Qualls, Caden Qualls, Zachary Qualls, Mason Qualls and Jack Qualls. Interment followed in Pleasanton City Cemetery.
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