|Birth: ||Aug. 2, 1929|
|Death: ||Jun. 1, 1999|
Marilyn L. Land Walker
02 August 1929 - 01 June 1999
Walter L. "Bud" Walker
October 06, 1927 - August 20, 2010
Born: October 6, 1927
Death: August 20, 2010
Place of Death: Medicalodge of Neosho
Occupation: Was a Attorney at Law. Established practice in Neosho, Mo and practiced til his retirement in December of 2005
Marcia Cowen and husband David, Daughter and son in law
Charlotte Ward and husband Bryan, Daughter and son in law
Weston Ward, Grandson
Cordell Ward, Grandson
JoAnna Freeman, Sister
James L. Walker and wife Joann, Brother and sister in law
Preceded in Death By:
Marilyn L. (Land) Walker, Wife
Walter L. ‘Bud' Walker, 82, Neosho, died August 20, 2010 at Medicalodge in Neosho.
Bud was born October 6, 1927 to Walter Joe and Mae Patterson Walker.
He graduated from Stella High School in 1944 and from the University of Missouri School of Law, Columbia in 1953.
He established his law practice in Neosho and practiced until his retirement in December 2005 after 52 years.
He was a veteran of WW II and Korea and was wounded in action in Korea in 1951. Bud was awarded the Purple Heart, Combat Infantry Badge and the Bronze Star.
He was a member of the Stella Masonic Lodge and served as Grand Master for the Grand Lodge of Missouri A.F. and A.M. His other Masonic lodges were the York Rite, Scottish Rite, Shrine and Red Cross of Constantine.
He was a long time member of the Neosho Lions Club, Disabled American Veteran's, American Legion of Neosho and 40 and 8 of Joplin.
He was a member of the First Christian Church where he served as Deacon Emeritus and a long time Sunday School teacher.
Bud married Marilyn L. Land on June 24, 1951 and she preceded him in death on June 1, 1999.
He is survived by two daughters, Marcia Cowen and husband, David, Bixby, OK and Charlotte Ward and husband, Bryan, Neosho; two beloved grandsons, Weston and Cordell Ward, Neosho; one sister, JoAnna Freeman, Pittsburg, KS and one brother, James L. Walker and wife, Joann, El Dorado Springs, MO.
Monday August 23, 2010, 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm at Clark Chapel of Memories
The Grand Lodge of Missouri will conduct Masonic Services following the visitation.
Tuesday August 24, 2010, 2:00 pm at First Christian Church
Rev. Al Gritten will officiate the service.
Tuesday August 24, 2010 at Neosho IOOF Cemetery
Full Military service will be conducted with pallbearers serving as John Sims, Bill Dobbs, Scott Watson, Harvey Lakin, Russ Hively and Russell Walker. Honorary pallbearers will be Ellick Garren, Ed Parker, Bud Farley and Dave Watson.
Memorial donations may be made to:
Masonic Home of Missouri, Western Unit or Stella Lodge No. 538, c/o Clark Funeral Home, Po Box 66 Neosho, Missouri 64850
Site has his photo.
Name Birth Death Age Last Address of Record Last Benefit Issued By
WALKER, MARILYN L 02 Aug 1929 - 01 Jun 1999 (V) 69 64850 (Neosho, Newton, MO) (none specified) Missouri
Walter L Walker (1927 - 2010)*
Odd Fellows Cemetery
Created by: Orlena
Record added: Aug 21, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 57411144
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