John Robert Walker (1971 - 2016)

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John Robert Walker, age 45, of Sigel, Pa., formerly of Clarion, died Sat, Nov. 26, 2016, at the UPMC Presbyterian Hospital in Pittsburgh after an accident.
Born March 29, 1971, in Indianapolis, Indiana, he was the eldest son of the late Carl Walker and Karen Sue Walker Emery.
He served in the United States Navy for four years during Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm.
John was married to Jennifer Turpyn Walker, who survives with their daughter Katie Sue Walker. He was also married to Marie Bessetti who survives with their son Rhyan, and daughter Mikayla.
John was disabled after working years as a self-employed carpenter.
He enjoyed woodworking in the shop with his brother Brian, where he also enjoyed creating things from wood. John also enjoyed shooting pool with his brother Jamie and enjoyed being out doors and fishing with his friends.
John is survived by his mother, Karen Sue Walker Emery; a brother, Brian and his sons, Bri and Tyler Walker; a brother, Jamie and his wife, Shona Walker and their daughter, Sydney.
He was preceded in death by his father, Carl Walker.
John was an organ donor.
Arrangements are under the care of the Goble Funeral Home in Clarion. There will be no visitation. Memorial services will be held on Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2016 at 6 p.m. at the Grace Lutheran Church in Clarion with Rev. Harold O. Jacobson officiating.
Donation may be made in John's memory to Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing (http://www.projecthealingwaters.org/).
Friends and family may send online condolences, order memorials and obtain additional information by visiting www.goblefh.net.
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Goble Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc. - Calrion
330 Wood St.
Clarion, PA 16214
(814) 226-7730
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Published in The Courier Express on Nov. 29, 2016
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