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 Harold Henson “Hal” Walker, Sr

Harold Henson “Hal” Walker, Sr

Birth
Howe, Grayson County, Texas, USA
Death 1 Nov 2012 (aged 89)
Dallas, Dallas County, Texas, USA
Burial Dallas, Dallas County, Texas, USA
Memorial ID 100126978 · View Source
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Harold "Hal" Henson Walker Sr. passed away November 1, 2012, in Dallas, TX following a lengthy illness. He was born January 25, 1923, in Howe, TX to Orvil Walker and Myra Davis Walker. Hal was preceded in death by his son, Harold H. Walker, Jr. He graduated from Sherman High School and Austin College. Hal is survived by his wife of 62 years, Bettye; son, Blake and wife Karen; daughter, Vickie Walker Spearman and husband, Jim; one sister, Ann Walker Norris; eight grandchildren, five great-grandchildren, and numerous friends. Following his military service in World War II, he began his business career at Dunn & Bradstreet and later served as a Special Agent in the Federal Bureau of Investigation. He then worked in the mechanical engineering field and ultimately co-founded Collins Walker, Inc., where he later retired in 1992. During his retirement, Hal enjoyed spending time with his wife, children, grandchildren and many friends. He liked traveling, sports, and was an avid golfer. Hal was active in Central Christian Church, where he served as Chairman of the Board, an Elder and President of the Shank Class. In 1982, he was chosen as the recipient of the prestigious Shank Class Award for his service and dedication to Central Christian Church. Family will receive friends from 5pm-7pm on Sunday, November 4, 2012 at Restland Funeral Home. Graveside service will be 10:00am Monday, November 5 at Restland Memorial Park, with a Celebration of Hal's life following at 11:30am at Central Christian Church, 4711 Westside Drive, Dallas, TX. Memorial contributions may be made to Central Christian Church.
Published in Dallas Morning News on November 4, 2012


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  • Created by: Tim Hawkins
  • Added: 4 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100126978
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Harold Henson “Hal” Walker, Sr (25 Jan 1923–1 Nov 2012), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100126978, citing Restland Memorial Park, Dallas, Dallas County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Tim Hawkins (contributor 46844902) .