HENDERSON — Leo Walker, 91, of Henderson formerly of Rumsey died Thursday, July 9, 2015, at Riverside Manor Health Care Center in Calhoun. Leo Walker was born March 20, 1924, in Muhlenberg County to the late William Aaron and Mae Butler Walker and was married to the former Mary Alice Mayfield in 1989. Leo retired from Whirlpool of Evansville, was a member of Rumsey United Methodist Church and currently fellowshipped at New Hope Baptist Church in Henderson. He was a U.S. Army Veteran Combat Veteran of World War II serving in Europe and Africa, a Mason, and also enjoyed fishing and gardening. In addition to his parents, Leo was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Alice Stokes; a son, Richard Walker; two brothers, Leslie Walker and Bobby Walker and a sister, Lorene McKinney.
Survivors include a son, Barry Walker of Princeton; a daughter, Leica Johnson of Slaughters; a step son, Joe Stokes of Calhoun; two step daughters, Betty Logsdon of Rumsey and Sally Widdrington of Calhoun; 13 grandchildren, Kristen Johnson Davis, Aaron Johnson, Cassie Ricks, Brandi Casserly, Zack Walker, Lee Harper, Shannon Mackey, Brent Walker, P.J. Logsdon, Jennifer Igleheart, Tommy Joe Logsdon, David Stokes, and Luke Widdrington; several great grandchildren; a brother, Gene Walker of Belton; and two sisters, Louise Lyons of Belton and Lola Spiller of Oklahoma.
Funeral services were held held at Muster Funeral Homes, Calhoun Chapel with the Rev. Ken Berggren officiating. Burial was in the Poplar Grove Cemetery in McLean County with Military Honors conducted by the McLean County Veterans of Foreign Wars Memorial Post #5415.
The Leo Walker family requests that expressions of sympathy take the form of donations to the Poplar Grove Cemetery Fund; C/O Jerry Baggett; 5007 Pack Church Road; Rumsey, Kentucky 42371. Memorial contribution envelopes are available at Musters in Calhoun. Share your memories and photos of Leo at musterfuneralhomes.com.