Name: David Roy Walker
Given Name: David Roy
Change Date: 25 NOV 2017
Birth: 4 MAR 1924 in N. Brookfield, Madison Co., NY
GRAD: 1942 Norwich, Chenango Co., NY
Death: 24 MAR 2011 in Norwich, Chenango Co., NY 1
Event: Staff Sgt. 42nd (Rainbow) Div.
Military France; Germany
Burial: South Plymouth, Chenango Co., NY
ADDR: South Plymouth Cem.
Published on: Friday, March 25, 2011 David Walker
NORWICH. David R. Walker, 87, of Canasawacta Street, passed away peacefully on Thursday, March 24, 2011 at his home following an extended illness.
Born March 4, 1924 in Brookfield, David was the son of Roy and Elizabeth (Hoyt) Walker. He graduated from Norwich High School with the Class of 1942 and then attended Alfred University and trade school before joining Local 112 in Binghamton as a plumber. He retired in 1987. He served as a staff sergeant in the United States Army during World War II participating in the liberation of the Dachau concentration camp in Germany.
David loved hunting and fishing during his leisure time and was a member of the VFW and the 42nd Rainbow.
David is survived by his wife, Muriel (Dunham) Walker, of Norwich; his son, David Walker Jr. and his wife, Susan, of New Mexico; his daughters, Barbara Walker-Kelly and her husband, Doug, of Norwich and Laurie Walker of Delhi; four grandchildren, Jared Weeks, Diedre Davis and Ian and Jesse Sperber; two step-grandchildren, Colin Pollard and Terri Davis and two great grandchildren, Henry and Amelia Weeks. David was predeceased by his first wife, Evelyn (McNitt) Walker, a son, Scott Jay Walker and a brother, Joseph Walker.
Funeral arrangements for David will be scheduled later in 2011. Contributions may be made in his memory to the SPCA or to Hospice of Chenango County.
The arrangements are under the direction of the Wilson Funeral Home. Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting the funeral home website at:www.wilsonfh.com.
Father: Lucian Roy Walker b: 26 NOV 1892 in Snow Shoe, Centre Co., PA
Mother: Elizabeth Hoyt b: 17 OCT 1894 in Nelson, Tioga Co., PA
Evelyn S. McNitt b: 1924 in Norwich, Chenango Co., NY
- David Roy Walker b: 29 JUN 1951 in Canandaigua, Ontario Co., NY
- Living Walker
- Living Walker
- Scott Walker b: 1965
- Abbrev: SSDI
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