Lee Walker

Lee Walker, age 86, of Gary, passed away Friday, February 8, 2013 at home. He is survived by children: Daisy (Walter) Lee of Bedford Heights, OH, Sheila (Larry) Farmer of Macedonia, OH, Idell (George) McKinney of Katy, TX, Julia Robinson of Euclid, OH, Alex (Marlene) Tolliver of Cleveland, OH, Ruth (George) Chatton of Canton, MI, and John (Karen) Tolliver of Pontiac, MI; two sisters: Pauline Ayers and Minnie Taylor both of Gary; one brother-in-law, Abraham Foster of Birmingham, AL; two sisters-in-law: Sue Walker and Christine Walker both of Cleveland, OH; special nephews: Norman Broader, Tommie Walker, and Lawrence Bronson all of Gary; and a host of nieces, other nephews, relatives, and friends. Preceded in death by his wife, Annie Ruth Walker; daughter, Delores Lott; sons: James Tolliver and Tony Tolliver. Funeral services will be held Friday, February 15, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. at Friendship Baptist Church, 4756 Melville Ave., East Chicago with Rev. Rodney Golson, Sr. officiating. Visitation will be Friday, February 15, 2013 at Friendship Baptist Church from 10:00-11:00 a.m. prior to the funeral service. Private cremation will be held at the family's convenience. Mr. Walker was a member of King Tutt Lodge #389 and was retired from White Motors, both in Cleveland, OH. Hinton & Williams Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

Published in The Times on Feb. 14, 2013