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Calvin R. "Poony" "Sonny" Walker Jr.

NEWARK: A reception to celebrate the life of Calvin R. "Poony" "Sonny" Walker Jr. will take place 2-4 p.m. Saturday May 25, 2013 at Mount Carmel Christian Union Church, 5494 Brownsville Road, Newark, OH.

Mr. Walker Jr., 88, of Newark passed away on May 14, 2013 at the Selma Markowitz Center. He was born on November 7, 1924 in Newark, OH to the late Calvin R. and Myrtle (Barrett) Walker Sr. He worked for B&O Railroad, Chessie System and retired as Chief Dispatcher for the CSX Railroad after 37 years of service. He was a 1942 graduate of Newark High School and a World War II Army Veteran.

He is survived by his loving wife of 62 years, Hilda A. (Bratfisch) Walker; son, Dale A. (Amy) Walker of Houston, TX; daughter, Jackie (Russ) Livingston of Newark; son, Raymond K. (Cathy) Walker of Port Angeles, WA; step-sister, Gerry Gressle; two grandsons, Erik (Jessica) Walker and Michael Walker.

A private graveside service at Maple Grove Cemetery for immediate family members will take place on Wednesday May 22, 2013 at 3:00 p.m. with Pastor Carol Hall presiding.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Central Ohio, P.O. Box 430, Newark, OH 43058-0430 or the Licking County Humane Society, 548 Dog Leg Rd., Heath, OH 43056.

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Published in the Advocate on May 19, 2013
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