Archive for Thursday, April 7, 2005

Obit: Ron Walker

April 7, 2005

1951-2005

Bonner Springs

Ron Walker, 54, Bonner Springs, died Sunday, April 3, 2005, at Providence Medical Center, Kansas City, Kan.

Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at the Alden-Harrington Funeral Home in Bonner Springs with burial following in Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens in Kansas City, Kan. Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, April 6, at the funeral home. The family suggests memorial contributions to the children's college fund.

Mr. Walker was born March 7, 1951, in Kansas City, Mo. He was a resident of the Rosedale area of Kansas City, Kan., most of his life. For the last six years he lived in Bonner Springs. He was a U.S. Marine Corps veteran of the Vietnam War. He was a long-time member of Fairview Baptist Church in Kansas City, Kan., and recently had been attending Calvary Bible Church in Bonner Springs. He worked for Owens-Corning Fiberglass in Kansas City, Kan., for more than 28 years as an equipment operator and was a shop steward for the Teamsters Union.

He was preceded in death by his father, Bill Walker, in 1997; a brother, John Walker, in 2002; and a sister, Linda Lewis, in 2004. He is survived by his wife, Tammy Walker; a stepson, Matthew Caquelin; a stepdaughter, Jenna Caquelin, all of the home; his mother, Wilma Walker, Kansas City, Kan.; a brother, Bill Walker, Jr., Edgerton; as well as a host of nieces, nephews and other family and friends.

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