DOVER Lester A. Walker, 80, passed away Saturday, May 3, 2014, at Easton Nursing Home in Easton. He was the husband of Nancy D. (Stanton) Walker, to whom he would have been married for 60 years on May 8, 2014. A celebration of life tribute service will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, May 9, 2014 at Pinchot Park Assembly of God, 2755 Rosstown Road, Wellsville, with Pastor Tim Imes officiating. Viewings will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Heffner Funeral Chapel & Crematory, Inc., 1551 Kenneth Road, York, and from 12 to 1 p.m. Friday at the Church. Burial will be in New Fairview Church of the Brethren Cemetery. Born April 2, 1934, in Huntingdon, a son of the late William and Edith B. (Cramer) Walker, he was a 1952 graduate of Dover Area High School. Mr. Walker retired as the maintenance supervisor for Northeastern School District, where he worked for 26 1/2 years. Prior to that, he had worked for Goodling Electric for 11 years. Lester was a member of First Assembly of God where he had served as Sunday School Superintendant and had been a dedicated and active member of the Church softball team for 27 years. Lester's teams were consistently on the top of the league in games won and sportsmanship. He enjoyed playing all sports, hunting, fishing, and camping. He had also raced stockcars at local speedways. In addition to his wife, Mr. Walker is survived by two granddaughters, Melinda S. and husband Ralph Kuykendall, Jr., and Carrie L. Bailey; two great-granddaughters, Lacy L. and Jena S. Kuykendall; a brother, Jerry Walker of Dover; and son-in-law, Richard Bailey of York. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Darlene Sue Bailey; and three brothers, James, Gene, and Kenny Walker. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to The Broken Wall, 160 Roosevelt Avenue, St. 202, York, PA 17401. Send Condolences at BestLifeTributes.com
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Heffner Funeral Chapel & Crematory Inc
1551 Kenneth Rd
York, PA 17408
Published in York Daily Record & York Dispatch on May 6, 2014