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Ltc E. Jerry Walker


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Ltc E. Jerry Walker Obituary
Walker, LTC E. Jerry
1941 - 2017
E. Jerry "Bear" Walker (76 years old) Lieutenant Colonel (Ret.) 101st Airborne Division, Vietnam Combat Veteran; and 83rd Army Reserve Command; surrounded by family, died peacefully on December 12, 2017, following a heart attack.
Jerry graduated from Gallia Academy High School in Gallipolis, Ohio and earned his Bachelor's degree from the University of Nebraska at Omaha in 1970. He enlisted 1959 in the US Army where he then went on to Vietnam and earned Bronze Star Air Medal, Republic of Vietnam Campaign, 3 battle stars and numerous other medals and awards.
Jerry is survived by mother, Edna Walker and his loving wife, Janet. Daughters Terrie (Alan) Harkless, Trudi (Rob) Maberry and Lauren Horning. Sons Mike (Lisa) Walker, Don (Jennifer) Walker, and Alex (Hillary) Bleas. Grandchildren Carrie Poole, Taylor Offord; Justin Nelson; Jacob, Carolina, Brien Walker; Anthony, Nicole, Amanda and William Walker; Anthony Bleas. Great-Grandchildren Carly, Scott, Alex and Travis. Foster Son Mike Maxfield. God Daughters Miquela Hampton and Tori Shendigo. Sister Brenda and a very special brother in law, Paul Ghosh; brother Ron (Linda) Walker and many nieces and nephews.
Family will receive friends on Sunday December 17, 2017 from 12-1pm at the Schoedinger Northeast Chapel, 1051 E. Johnstown Road, Gahanna, Ohio 43230, where a celebration of life will start at 1pm
Jerry will take one last jump with skydiver Scott Thompson at a later date.
In leu of flowers, the family asks that you send flowers to someone you love in remembrance of Jerry.
To share memories and leave condolences, please visit, www.schoedinger.com
Published in The Columbus Dispatch from Dec. 15 to Dec. 16, 2017
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