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George W. Walker Sr.

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George W. Walker Sr. of Downingtown George W. Walker, Sr., 95, of Downingtown, formerly of King of Prussia, passed away on Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2013 at the home of his son. He was the loving husband of the late Mary Catherine Johnson Walker. Born in North Wilkesboro, Wilkes County, N.C. on Nov. 10, 1917, George was one of six sons of A. U. and Ruth Ellege Walker. He was a 1935 graduate of Jenkins High School in Kentucky. He joined the carpenters union in 1949, after serving in the U.S. Army Reserves, and was a member of the Masons and Shriners. Mr. Walker is survived by his children, Nesburt Brandt, George, Jr., Daryl, Kathy, and Penny; 11 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren; as well as other family and friends. In addition to his wife, he was predeceased by his daughter, Joyce Martin and granddaughter, Mary Reck. A funeral service will be held at 12:30 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 23rd, at the James J. Terry Funeral Home, 736 E. Lancaster Ave., Downingtown, where friends may call from 11:30 a.m. until the time of service. Interment will be in Valley Forge Memorial Gardens, King of Prussia. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Shriners Hospital for Children, 3551 N. Broad Street Philadelphia, PA 19335; or to Neighborhood Visiting Nurses Association, 795 E. Marshall Street, Suite 204, West Chester, PA 19380. To send online condolences, visit www.jamesterryfuneralhome.com.

Published in The Daily Local on Aug. 22, 2013
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