James R. Walker

unknown - August 13, 2012

James R. Walker, 84, of Avon Park, Fla, passed away Monday, Aug. 13, 2012, at Lake Placid Hospital. Richard was born in Baldwinsville on Jan. 2, 1928, the son of James and Norma Walker. He was a lifelong resident of Baldwinsville and a member of the Baldwinsville United Methodist Church and the Greater Baldwinsville Ambulance Corp. He retired from Cooper's Marina as a sale associate and during his life worked in automotive sales in Baldwinsville , Syracuse, and Fulton. After his retirement, he and his wife wintered in Avon Park, Florida. He was an avid hunter,tennis player and boater. And spent many hours walking his beloved springer spaniels.
Surviving are his wife of 62 years Geraldine Hyde Walker, sons Robert Walker (Janice ) of Waverly, Iowa and Richard Walker (Brenda) of Englewood, Florida, a sister Susan Weichert of Baldwinsville, six grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Services will be at the convenience of the family in Riverview Cemetery , Baldwinsville. There will be no calling hours. Gates Funeral Home, Inc., Baldwinsville has care of local arrangements.


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