William Walker age 86 of Portland passed away Tuesday evening in Persimmon Ridge Healthcare. He was born in Portland April 16, 1932 the son of Lennie and Ida Mae (Lanning) Walker. He married Elsie Maude Walker who survives. He was a US Army veteran. He retired from City of Portland street dept.
Surviving are his wife Maude, two sons Gary Walker (wife Jody) of Portland and Kevin Walker (wife Brenda) of Portland, three daughters Karen Jenkins (husband Steve) of Portland, Betty Smith (husband Steve) of Portland and Lori McCurdy (husband Ed) of Portland, three sisters Jean Balle of Portland, Mable Holcomb of Portland and Pat Miller of Kokomo, Twelve grandchildren and twelve great grandchildren
Funeral services will be Friday at 2:00 PM in the Baird-Freeman Funeral Home with Pastor Hugh Kelly presiding. Burial will follow in the IOOF Cemetery in Pennville. Visitation will be Friday from 12:00 – 2:00 PM. Memorials can be made to the family.