American Veteran 08

Tony Richard Walker

January 16, 1943 ~ October 30, 2020 (age 77)

Obituary

Tony Richard Walker, of St. Leon, Indiana, passed away October 30, 2020, at the age of 77. Tony was born on January 16, 1943 in West Harrison, Indiana to Richard S. and Selma (nee Grubbs) Walker. Tony was a 1961 graduate of North Dearborn High School.  On July 11, 1964, he married Beverly Colegate and together they were blessed with two children, Paul and Pam. Tony served in the US Army during the Vietnam Era. He was also a member of the St. Leon American Legion Post 464. Tony worked at Cincinnati, Inc. in the Maintenance Department for 40 years.. He retired in 2003 after 40 years of employment. He was very fun loving and carefree. He enjoyed helping others. Tony frequently socialized with friends at Bright McDonald's and at Logan Supermarket.


Those left to cherish his memory are his wife: Beverly Walker; children: Paul (Missy) Walker & Pam (Bill) Honn; grandchildren: Bryan and Hannah Walker; siblings: Donna Kay (Lowell) Hollins, Debbie (Gary) Hopkins, Peggy (Clifford) Fowler, Dixie Walker, & Connie (Ken) Hayes; sister‐in‐law: Carol Colegate.


Tony was preceded in death by his parents: Richard S. and Selma Walker; siblings: Jo Ann Grubbs, Susan Joy (Elmer) Lucus, Jerry (Monica) Walker, Father and Mother‐in‐law: John D. and Ruth Colegate; and brothers‐in‐law: John A. Colgate, and Gary D. Colegate.

Visitation will be held Wednesday, November 4, 2020 from 10 AM until time of service 12:00 PM at Greendale First Church of Christ, Ridge Ave. Entombment to follow with military honors at Gibson Cemetery, Bright, Indiana. Everyone will be required to wear a mask and social distancing will be observed.  If you are feeling ill, or have been around someone that has been ill we ask for you to stay home.  The funeral services will be live on Brater Winter Funeral Home's facebook page. https://www.facebook.com/braterwinterfh/


Memorials may be made to St. Leon American Legion Post 464 or Bright Volunteer Fire Dept. through the funeral home. You may bring your donation at the time of visitation and a funeral home representative will be able to assist you.

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Services

Visitation
Wednesday
November 4, 2020

10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Greendale First Church of Christ
421 Ridge Ave.
Greendale, IN 47025

Funeral Service
Wednesday
November 4, 2020

12:00 PM
Greendale First Church of Christ
421 Ridge Ave.
Greendale, IN 47025

Committal
Wednesday
November 4, 2020

1:15 PM
Gibson Cemetery
24001 Stateline Road
Bright, IN

Please note
Everyone will be required to wear a mask and social distancing will be observed. If you are feeling ill, or have been around someone that has been ill we ask for you to stay home. The funeral services will be live on Brater Winter Funeral Home's facebook page. https://www.facebook.com/braterwinterfh/
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