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Earl R. Walker Sr.


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Earl R. Walker Sr. Obituary
Earl R. Walker Sr., 84, of 555 W. Eighth St., Waynesboro, died Sunday afternoon, April 20, 2014, in ManorCare Health Services, Chambersburg.
Born Jan. 12, 1930, in Kistler, Pa., he was the son of the late Leslie and Beulah (Stoner) Walker.
He and his wife of over 59 years, Mary Belle (Baer) Walker, were married on Oct. 23, 1954, in Waynesboro. They moved to their present residence in 1957.
Mr. Walker worked for the Waynesboro Hospital as the executive housekeeper. He retired in 1992 after more than 37 years of service at the hospital.
He was a member of the Kingdom Hall Congregation of Jehovah's Witnesses, Zullinger, Pa., The National Executive Housekeepers Association, and The National AARP.
Mr. Walker enjoyed fishing.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by two children, Earl "Bob" Walker Jr. and his wife, Voletta of Waynesboro and Mary Walker Bumbaugh and her husband, Robert of Waynesboro; five grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; one sister Leona May Appleby of St. Thomas, Pa.; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Josephine E. (Bragunier) Walker; one daughter, Bonnie Kay Walker; and one brother, J. Leslie Walker.
A memorial service will be held privately by the family in Grove-Bowersox Funeral Home, 50 S. Broad St., Waynesboro. Burial will also be private.
Online condolences may be expressed at:
www.bowersoxfuneralhomes.com
Published in Waynesboro Record Herald on Apr. 22, 2014
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