William Elkin Walker

Born: Tue., Sep. 17, 1935
Died: Wed., Nov. 21, 2018

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William “Bill” Walker of Punxsutawney, PA passed away on Wednesday, November 21, 2018. 

Bill was the son of the late William and Edna Speedy and the late Mary and John “Red” Walker.

Bill is survived by his wife Gloria, two sons, Cody Walker and William (Maria) Walker.  He’s also survived by three daughters, Karen Hockenberry, Melissa (Chris) Streett and Mary (Donn) Sommers. 

He’s survived by his step-children Erika (Brian) McKean, Trisha Armor and Damian Armor. 

Also surviving are his grandchildren David Walker, Eugene Hockenberry, Penelope, Blake and Chase Streett, and Noah and Nathan Sommers, his step-grandchildren Chad, Jasmine and Matthew McKean and Selena Gaper.  Additionally he is survived by eight great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents and a sister, Darlene “Tootsie” Stoner.

William was proud to have served in the United States Marine Corps. and the Korean War.  He was an avid musician and was lead singer in the 1980’s band “Wells and Fargo”.

In lieu of flowers, Bill’s family requests that any memorial gifts be made to any Veteran’s Charity of choice. 

As per the wishes of the family, there will be no public service or visitation at this time.

Funeral arrangements are under the care and direction of the Richard L. Fait Funeral Home in Punxsutawney, PA.

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