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Joseph Richard Walker

Death 31 Oct 2012 (aged 81)
Burial Zanesville, Muskingum County, Ohio, USA
Memorial ID 100047246 · View Source
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Joseph Richard Walker, 81, of Zanesville, died at 10:45 P.M. on Wednesday, October 31, 2012, at Genesis Hospice-Morrison House. He was born March 15, 1931, in Morgan County, a son of the late Joseph and Priscilla Sims Walker.

He retired from AEP after 42 years of service as an Equipment Manager at Columbia Center. He was a veteran of the United States Marines. Joseph was also a member of Central Trinity United Methodist Church, the Grand Lodge of Free & Accepted Masons of Ohio, and a Timber Run Grange member. His hobby and passion was woodworking.

Surviving are
his wife, Virginia Taylor Scanlan Walker;
two sons, Bob (Kay) Walker of Zanesville and Rich (Suzanne) Walker of Arizona City, AZ;
a step-son Tim Scanlan of Zanesville;
a step-daughter Judy Scanlan of Zanesville;
four grandchildren, Matt Walker, Katherine (Kevin) Harmon, Renee Walker, and Joshua (Krystel) Walker;
a step-grandchild Tiffany Scanlan;
six great grandchildren;
four brothers, Jim Walker, Don (Kathryn) Walker, John (Phyllis Ann) Walker, and Phil (Faye) Walker;
four sisters, Mary (Jim) McConnell, Alice (Harold) Moran, Ruth (Don) Riddle, and Joyce (Arnie) Englebert;
many nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Marjorie Carson Walker;
a brother Bill Walker.

Funeral service at the Bolin-Dierkes Funeral Home, 1271 Blue Avenue, Zanesville with his brother, Phillip Walker, officiating. Burial at Zanesville Memorial Park Cemetery.




  • Created by: Bernice
  • Added: 2 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100047246
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Joseph Richard Walker (15 Mar 1931–31 Oct 2012), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100047246, citing Memorial Park Cemetery, Zanesville, Muskingum County, Ohio, USA ; Maintained by Bernice (contributor 46530900) .