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Phillip J. Walker

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“Although i hadn't seen Phil for decades, I have many fond memories from junior high school and high school. I remember a wonderful and lively group...Read More »
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“Our deepest condolences from the MacTaggart families. The wonderful times we had growing up with Phil and family are dear to my heart. Much love to...Read More »
2 of 10 | Posted by: Megan MacTaggart - Salem, OR

“Phil taught both my son and I a lot about sports and how to coach kids. He was the President of WSLL the year we went to the Regional finals(2001)....Read More »
3 of 10 | Posted by: Steve Blum - Salem, OR - friend

“My grandparents were Virgil and Edna Drydale. Although I was very young while out at the farm, I remember the Walker family, and my mom, Jody spoke...Read More »
4 of 10 | Posted by: Jo Lea Gore - Salem, OR

“So sorry to hear of Philip passing. My grandparents were the Drydale part of "Walkdale" and I remember Philip and his family well from my childhood...Read More »
5 of 10 | Posted by: Doni Howe (Chitwood) - Dallas, OR

“So sorry to hear of PJs passing. I have fondest memories of our families together as children at Canon Beach.My deepest condolences to all my cousins...Read More »
6 of 10 | Posted by: Virginia Brommeland - Brommeland, AB

“Phil was an influential force in the cherry industry. His calm and focused demeanor was a welcome part of any meeting. He will be missed by all who...Read More »
7 of 10 | Posted by: Les Stephens - Dayton, OR

“Both Brian and I offer our deepest sympathies to Mr. Walkers family. I will have three Masses offered for the repose of his soul, and the strength ...Read More »
8 of 10 | Posted by: Peggy Boquist - Dallas, OR

“Becky and Family,I'm so very sorry for your loss. So shocking. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. Your YLI Sister, Mariann A. ”
9 of 10 | Posted by: A friend

“May the love of friends and family comfort you during this difficult time Matthew 5:4. ”
10 of 10 | Posted by: A friend

Phillip was born on September 29, 1953 and passed away on Friday, April 6, 2018.

Phillip was a resident of Oregon at the time of passing.

After graduating from the University of Oregon in 1975 Phil returned to Salem to work for Walkdale Farms a commercial orchard farm established by his father Gordon Walker that grows cherries plums and hazelnuts.

A memorial service for Phil will be held at Zenith Vineyard 5657 Zena Rd. NW Salem OR 97304 Friday May 4 2018 at 2:00 PM with a reception to follow. Assisting the family is Virgil T Golden Funeral Service.

The family is asking that donations in Phil's memory be made to the Agricultural Research Foundation Oregon State University 1600 SW Western Blvd. Suite 320 Corvallis Oregon 97333 http://agresearchfoundation.oregonstate.edu/ or to the Boys and Girls Club of Salem 1395 Summer St NE Salem OR 97301.