Leroy Walker 1938 - 2005
Leroy Walker, 66, died suddenly on Sunday, Feb. 13, 2005, at Hanover Hospital. He was the husband of Irene C. (Peery) Walker to whom he was married for 42 years. A private graveside service will be held at Susquehanna Memorial Gardens in York. Irwin Funeral Home & Cremation Service, 175 N. Main St., Spring Grove, is coordinating the arrangements. Mr. Walker was born Oct. 2, 1938, in Severn, Md., a son of the late David F. and Lillian Mae (White) Walker. He was a self employed brick mason for 25 years as owner of Walker Construction Corporation. Leroy brought steam traction engines to R&T.
He was a member of the Westminster Lion's Club and Westminster L.O.O.M. in Maryland. In addition to his wife Irene, Leroy will be missed by nine children: Gladyce J. Dillon of York, Dawn M. Senft of Hanover, Melissa J. Utz of McSherrystown, Penny K. Walker of Littlestown, Shawn L. Walker of Hanover, Bobbi Jo Humphreys of Millers, Md., Rhonda G. Fuhrman of Glen Rock, Stephen L. Walker of Glenville, and Shara N. Walker of Hanover; 22 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; two sisters, Nancy L. Kent of Millersville, Md. and Rosa L. Thomas of Glen Burnie, Md.; two brothers, J.C. Walker of Georgia, and Herbert L. Walker of Glen Burnie, Md.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests contributions be made in his memory to the American Diabetes Association, 3544 N. Progress Ave., Suite 202, Harrisburg, PA 17110. Memories may be shared at www.irwinfuneralhome.com