|Birth: ||Jul. 9, 1925|
|Death: ||Feb. 25, 2011|
Obituary courtesy of Dove-Sharp & Rudicel Funeral Home:
Marion Frank Walker, 85, of Brownstown, Indiana passed away at 3:10 p.m. on Friday, February 25, 2011 at his residence.
Mr. Walker was born on July 9, 1925 in North Salem, Indiana. He married Jackie Johnson on February 14, 1985 in Largo, Florida. She survives.
Mr. Walker was a self-employed paper hanger, he retired in 1991. He served in the U.S. Marine Corp from 1942 until 1950. He has traveled around and gave presentations on the "Battle of Iwo Jima," and he wrote a book titled, "Preparing for the Rain on Iwo Jima Isle. He was a member of the American Legion Post #89, the Marine Corp League and Seymour Christian Church. He also had a love for his cats.
He is survived by his wife, Jackie Walker of Brownstown, Indiana; two sons, Patrick David Walker and his wife Nadine of Largo, Florida and Michael Walker of St. Petersburg, Florida; a step-son, Jeffrey Johnson of Brownstown, Indiana; step-daughter, Tracey Lankford and her husband Kevin of Washington, Indiana; five grandchildren, Logan, Caleb and Aubrey Lankford of Washington, Indiana, Haley and Hunter Johnson of Oak Forest, Illinois.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a sister, Ramona Boley.
A Memorial Service will be conducted on Tuesday, March 1, 2011 at the Seymour Christian Church in Seymour, Indiana with the Rev. Bill Weaver officiating. Friends may call at the Seymour Christian Church from 4:00 p.m. until service time on Tuesday. A committal service will be conducted on Wednesday, March 2, 2011 at Fairview Cemetery in North Salem, Indiana at 11:00 a.m. Arrangements were entrusted to the care of the Dove-Sharp & Rudicel Funeral Home a proud provider of Veterans Funeral Care.
Memorials may be made through the Dove-Sharp & Rudicel Funeral home provider of Veterans Funeral Care to the Fairview Cemetery for a Veterans Memorial Monument.
Created by: Traci
Record added: Feb 28, 2011
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