Leroy R. Walker

Feb 16, 1916 - May 4, 2016

Obituary

LeRoy Reuben Walker was born on February 16, 1916 in Stanton County, Nebraska and passed away peacefully at his Sacramento Land Park home on May 3, 2016 at 100 years of age. Following high school, he attended the University of Nebraska in Lincoln and was a middle distance letterman before entering World War II. He served as a co-pilot of a B-25 in the Aleutian Islands. He married Maxine Ilene McDonald on June 14, 1944 and returned to Lincoln to complete his degree and graduated in 1947. He and Maxine were avid golfers and original member of North Ridge Country Club. Besides their very active participation at North Ridge, they traveled extensively enjoying their golfing enthusiasm. They were long time members of the First United Methodist Church in Sacramento. LeRoy was a long time employee of the California State Department of Agriculture. Maxine Passed away on January 30, 2014. Private services will be held at East Lawn Memorial Park on Folsom Blvd.

Funeral Home:
East Lawn Mortuary Chapel
5757 Greenback Lane
Sacramento, CA 95841

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