Virginia State Police Master Trooper Junius Alvin Walker, 63, of Dinwiddie County, Va., was killed in the line of duty March 7, 2013. Master Trooper Walker died doing one of the things he loved best, police work. He joined the Virginia State Police in 1973 and had patrolled the Dinwiddie County area since 1984.
He leaves to cherish his memory: a loving wife, Elizabeth (Betty) of Ford, Va.; two adoring daughters, Vera (Jason) of Prince George, Va., and Clarissa (Joe) of Dinwiddie, Va.; and a son, Derrick of Sweden. Master Trooper Walker also leaves behind a proud mother, Mary Louise Hardy Walker of Lawrenceville, Va. He was preceded in death by his father, Robert Junious Walker. He leaves behind seven loving brothers and sisters, Mary Maclin (James) of Rawlings, Va., Elsie LaMoyne Major of Smithfield, Va., Jean Peterson (Floyd) of Norfolk, Va., Robert Lee Hardy (Delores) of Lawrenceville, Va., Randolph Hardy of Lawrenceville, Va., David Walker of Richmond, Va., and Oris P. Walker (Suzie) of Lawrenceville, Va.; also numerous nieces, nephews, aunts, and extended family. Master Trooper Walker also leaves behind three young grandchildren whom he adored: Jaylen Michelle, Jackson Walker, and Chloe Elizabeth.
The family also wishes to recognize innumerable friends and the law enforcement community.
The family will receive friends from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Monday, March 11, 2013, at Good Shepherd Baptist Church, 2223 S. Crater Road, Petersburg, Va. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, March 12, 2013, from Good Shepherd Baptist Church. There will be a private graveside burial following the service.
Flowers are welcomed, or donations may be made to the Virginia State Police Emergency Fund, 6944 Forest Hill Ave., Richmond, VA 23225.
Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Brown's Funeral Service in Lawrenceville, Va.