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Ivan William WALKER Sr.

1947 - 2018 Obituary Condolences
Ivan William WALKER Sr. Obituary
WALKER, Sr., Ivan William Age 71, of Dayton, OH, passed away Wednesday, July 4th, 2018. Born February, 1st 1947 in Boomer, West Virginia to parents Theodore and Estelle Walker. As a graduate of Gauley Bridge High School in West Virginia, Ivan went on to serve in The United States Navy acquiring the skills that would later propel him into a nearly five decades-long career as an exceptional electrician and mechanic. In 1974, Ivan became a resident of Trotwood, Ohio where he then married his wife of 44 years, Vanessa Walker. Following his services in the Navy, Ivan began his career at Dayton Tire and Rubber Company before joining Miami Paper (Frasier Papers) in 1981. In 2006, Ivan started work with Conagra Foods until his retirement in 2016. Ivan was preceded in death by his parents Theodore and Estelle. He was also preceded in death by his brother Larry Walker. Ivan William Walker Sr. is survived by his wife Vanessa, and their two children Ivan Walker Jr. (Antanique) and Eugene Walker. His sister Fredia Walker-Brooks, and Grandchildren Tavaughn Walker and Xavier Munday. Ivan will be missed by his many nieces, nephews, cousins, friends, and colleagues. A Memorial Service for Ivan will be held at W.E. Lusain Funeral Home at 12 noon Saturday, July 14, 2018, at 2060 Germantown St., Dayton, OH 45417 with the interment held privately at Dayton National Cemetary.
Published in Dayton Daily News on July 13, 2018
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