Fred Walker passed away on July 7, 2021, due to complications from Parkinson's disease. Fred was born in Las Vegas on July 9, 1938 and was a lifelong resident. He attended St. Joseph elementary school, Bishop Gorman High School and graduated in 1957 from Las Vegas High School. He started his career at the Golden Nugget in the "cage" then moved to the Tropicana Hotel and became a 21 dealer. He worked at the Tropicana for the next forty years retiring as a floorman. He was very athletic and played baseball, football, water skied, and snow skied but his passion was golf. He had 4 holes in one, started a very successful golf tournament that lasted for over 15 years, and in later life was the marshal on the Mountain Falls golf course in Pahrump. He will be remembered for his old Vegas charm, the twinkle in his eye, that full head of hair, and an engaging sense of humor. He is survived by his daughter Kim Walker (Kerry Lieb) and son Don Walker; grandchildren Caitlin WalkerLieb (Travis Smith), Zachary WalkerLieb (Laura Polster) and Kefir Walker; and three great grandchildren Annabelle, Layla, and Ryker. Services will be held Wednesday, August 4, 2021, 10 am, at Holy Spirit Catholic Church, 5830 Mesa Park Drive, Las Vegas, Nevada, 89135,
Published by Las Vegas Review-Journal on Jul. 30, 2021.