Brandon Walker, 22, of Aztec, passed away after a life-long struggle on Wednesday, May 14, 2014, in Denver, Colo. He was born Nov. 30, 1991, in Farmington, to Christopher Walker and Leslie Ratzlaff.
He touched many lives and inspired many people, and he will be sorely missed. For the first time, he is healthy and pain-free and is making beautiful music in heaven.
He is survived by his parents, Christopher Walker of Aztec and Leslie Ratzlaff of Carlin, Nev.; brother, Kevin Lynn; sister, Sarah Lynn; and grandparents, Jerry and Linda Walker of Aztec, Kari Berry of Carlin, Nev., and Garland and Rhonda Frazier of Farmington.
A visitation will be from 2 to 5 p.m. on Sunday, May 18, at Cope Memorial Chapel in Aztec.
A funeral service will be at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, May 19, at First Baptist Church of Aztec, 700 Navajo Ave., with Dr. Kevin Parker officiating.
Interment will follow in the Aztec Cemetery.
A reception will follow burial for family and close friends.
Pallbearers are Kevin Lynn, Marcus Foelker, Shane Christensen, Claude Elmer, Aaron Rarrick and Michelle Lynn.
Memorials in Brandon's name can be made to COTA- Children's Organ Transplant Assoc., 2501 W. Cota Drive, Bloomington, IN 47403.
Brandon's care is entrusted to Cope Memorial Chapel of Aztec, 405 S. Main Ave., 505-334-9332.Those who wish to express their condolences may do so at www.serenityandcompany.com.
Cope Memorial Chapel of Aztec
405 South Main Avenue Aztec, NM 87410
Published in Farmington Daily Times from May 20 to May 23, 2014