Lewis E. Walker, Jr., age 91, formerly of 2835 Bluff Ridge Drive, Quincy, died on Tuesday, February 12, 2013 at 1:40 pm in Sunset Home.
Lewis was a 1941 graduate of Keokuk High School. He proudly served in the United States Navy during World War II. He was a storekeeper for 15 years at the First Mississippi Fertilizer Co. in Fort Madison, Iowa. Lewis was a member of the Church of Christ where he served as an Elder and Deacon. He was also very proud of his work in the Church of Christ Prison Ministry. Lewis was coordinator at the senior center in Carthage for nine years. He took great pride in tending his orchard and working in his garden in Hamilton. He volunteered at Blessing Hospital and Sunset Home, and various mailings. In his spare time Lewis enjoyed woodworking and furniture repairs.
Survivors in addition to his wife include: two children, Dennis (Kathy Ann) Walker of Mt. Pleasant, IA, and Linda (Harold) Randall of Iowa City, IA; four grandchildren and five great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers, Jean and Leland Walker.
Services: 10:00 am Friday, February 15, 2013, at Church of Christ with Mr. Jeremy Schopper officiating.
Burial: Keokuk National Cemetery, Keokuk, Iowa
Visitation: 5 – 7 pm Thursday, February 14, 2013, at Hansen-Spear Funeral Home.
Memorials: Church of Christ, Gospel Chariots or Haitian Christian Foundation.
Hansen-Spear Funeral Directors are in charge of Arrangements.