Hansen-Spear Funeral Home – Quincy, Illinois

Charles F. Walker

Charles Fred Walker, age 83, of Quincy, died on Monday, May 8, 2017, at 12:40 am in his home.

Charles Fred Walker | Hansen-Spear Funeral Home ~ Quincy, IllinoisCharles was born on July 13, 1933 in Searcy, Arkansas, the son of Fred and Mary Edith Dewitt Walker. He married Wilma “Kathy” Thomas on December 5, 1979 in Quincy, Illinois. She survives.

Charles was a 1952 graduate of Kinderhook High School. He was employed by Behrensmeyer & Horn after graduation until he joined the United States Navy. He served in the U.S. Navy from 1952 until 1972. He was employed at the Quincy Filter Plant until his retirement in January of 1994. Charles was a member of the NRA. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, camping, and he also liked watching hummingbirds. Charles also liked to work on his computer and play video games. He had a knack for architectural design and making blue prints by hand.

Survivors in addition to his wife, Kathy, include three children, Scott (fiancée Nicole Saulnier) Walker of Columbia, MO, Vonnie (Mike) Robertson of Peoria, IL, and Chucky Walker of Burlington, IA; a granddaughter, Mysteree Walker; and a sister, Lynda Goodwin of Quincy.

Charles was preceded in death by his parents and a son, Mike Walker.

Services: 2:00 pm on Thursday, May 11, 2017 at the Kinderhook Cemetery, with Rev. Larry Wentzel officiating.

Burial: Kinderhook Cemetery, Kinderhook, Illinois

Visitation: 4:00 – 7:00 pm on Wednesday May 10, 2017 at Hansen-Spear Funeral Home

Memorials: Blessing Hospice


Hansen-Spear Funeral Directors are in charge of the arrangements.

  1. So sorry to hear about your husband, Kathy. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

  2. So sorry to hear about Charlie . My thoughts and prayers are with his family. SINCERELY LYNDA WALKER RICHARDSON.

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