Visitation: 5 to 8 p.m., Monday,April 27, 2015, Ss. Peter and Paul Catholic Church
Funeral: 11 a.m., Tuesday, April 28, 2015, Ss. Peter and Paul Catholic Church
Interment: Danville Memorial Gardens.
Born: February 09, 1933
Died: April 23, 2015
Thomas Richard Walker, 82, of Danville died Thursday, April 23, 2015. Born February 9, 1933 in Boyle Co., Ky., he was the son of the late Henry Thomas and Frieda Feistritzer Walker. He is a 1951 graduate of Junction City High School and a 1958 graduate of Ohio Mechanics Institute. Tommy owned Walker Construction Co and was a partner in Walker Lumber Co. He was a member of Ss. Peter and Paul Catholic Church, served in the US. Air Force from 1952 to 1956 and was a member of the American Legion Boyle Post # 49. Tommy loved to fish, listen and play Bluegrass music and attend Bluegrass music festivals. He was also a woodworker and shared his talents with many people. He was predeceased by two brothers, Frank (Mona) and David Walker.
He is survived by his wife, Nadean Newsome Mallory Walker of Danville, nine sisters, Martha (Charles) Carmickle, Isabel (Donnie) Carter and Frieda (Marion) Minor all of Danville, Mary Frances (Kevin) Heighton of Junction City, Rosalie (A.G.) VanVooren of Simpsonville, Henrietta (Howard) Rutherford and Dorothy (Barry) Botti, both of Bullard, Texas, Clara Walker of Melissa, Texas and Patricia (Tom) Gay of Boise, Idaho. He is also survived by two step-sons, Steve (Sharon) Mallory of Stanton and Gary Mallory of Lexington; two step-grandchildren, Lauren (Tony) Campbell of Lexington and Paul Mallory of Stanton; a step great-grandson, Liam Campbell of Lexington and several nieces and nephews.
The funeral mass will be 11 a.m., Tuesday, April 28, 2015 at Ss. Peter and Paul Catholic Church. Father Tom Farrell will be the celebrant. Burial will be in Danville Memorial Gardens. The pallbearers will be Andre VanVooren, David Carter, Robbie Carter, Mike Moore, James Walker, Henry Walker, Barry Carmickle and Ronnie Carmickle. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m., Monday at Ss. Peter and Paul Catholic Church. Memorial donations are requested to the Elevator Fund at Ss. Peter and Paul Catholic Church.
Monday, April 27th, 2015 5:00pm - 8:00pm, Ss. Peter and Paul Catholic Church
Tuesday, April 28th, 2015 11:00am, Ss. Peter and Paul Catholic Church
Danville Memorial Gardens