Larry made his transition to be with the lord on Monday, February 27, 2017. He was born on November 16, 1948 in Winfield, Alabama to James and Eva (West) Walker. He married the love of his life Gloria Lowe-Walker on September 10, 1976. Larry graduated from Tolleston High School in Gary, IN in 1966. He honorably served in the United States Air Force in Vietnam. Larry worked at Arcelor Mittal for 40 years. He was preceded in death by his parents; and siblings Jean Edwards and Cullen Walker. He is survived by loving wife of 40 years Gloria; his loving children: Tamara & Jeneice of Houston, TX; Larry ""Little Ben"" (Shawnta) and Melanie of Merrillville, IN; and extended daughter Steffanie (Robert), of Houston, TX; grandchildren: Joshua , Christopher, Javian, China, Larry ""Baby Ben"", Brendon, Mia, Chase, Jordin, Deven, Beionca, Logan, Lucas; Sisters: Mary (Milton) Smith, Annette Addison, Karen Boyer, Alice Walker; brother-in-law, Ronald Edwards; nieces, nephews, cousins, & a host of other family and friends. Visitation Friday, March 10th from 12-8p.m. Family hours 6-8p.m. at Guy & Allen Chapel. Funeral Saturday, March 11th at 11:00 at Beyond 4 Walls Christian Center, 875 S. Lake St. Gary, IN. Interment Monday, March 13, 2017 at 1:30pm at Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery 20953 W. Hoff Rd. in Elwood, IL. Cards and letters may be sent to 6839 E. 4th Ave., Gary, IN 46403.
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Published in Post-Tribune from Mar. 5 to Mar. 8, 2017.