Charles Edwin Walker

Charles Edwin Walker

Birth
Elmira, Chemung County, New York, USA
Death 21 Aug 2007 (aged 81)
Burial Horseheads, Chemung County, New York, USA
Memorial ID 59804609 · View Source
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Town of Veteran resident - Age 81, of Horseheads, NY, died on Tuesday, August 21, 2007, at home. He was born March 25, 1926 in Elmira, NY, the son of the late Onlea (Ryan) and Ralph J. Walker. Charles was predeceased by his wife of 54 years, Audrey F. (Strong) Walker; brother, Robert Walker; son-in-law, John Uhler; daughter-in-law, Sheri Padgett-Walker. He is survived by daughters, Marilyn Uhler of Elmira, NY, Connie Leister of Pine Valley, NY; sons, Larry Walker of Elmira Heights, NY, Keith (Annette) Walker of Horsheads, NY; sister, Gloria (Devanna) Dick of Big Flats, NY; mother-in-law, Ida Bates of Elmira Heights, NY; along with special grandson, Kurtis; several loving grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews and cousins. Charles was a proud and decorated World War II Veteran, serving his country in the European Theatre, Battle of the Bulge and the Liberation Forces. He was a member of the Local Carpenter's Union #700 for over 50 years. He enjoyed fishing in the Thousand Islands and the Finger Lakes, including hunting and many other outdoor recreations. He also had several hobbies and enjoyed taking care of his dog, "Buddy". Family and friends are invited to call at the Olthof Funeral Home, Inc., 1050 Pennsylvania Ave., Elmira, NY 14904, on Friday, August 24, 2007, from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. with the funeral and committal services held there at 4:00 p.m. Interment will take place on Saturday, August 25, 2007, at 10:00 a.m. in the Maple Grove Cemetery, Horseheads, NY, where the Chemung County Veterans Honor Squad will accord Mr. Walker Military Honors. Those wishing may direct memorial donations to the American Diabetes Association, Syracuse Office, 356 Midler Ave., Syracuse, NY 13206, in his memory. Published in the Star-Gazette on 8/23/2007.


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  • Created by: Dancing With Ghosts
  • Added: 8 Oct 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 59804609
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Charles Edwin Walker (25 Mar 1926–21 Aug 2007), Find A Grave Memorial no. 59804609, citing Maple Grove Cemetery, Horseheads, Chemung County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Dancing With Ghosts (contributor 47068368) .