Mr. Robert Leroy Walker, Jr.

Obituary for Mr. Robert Leroy Walker, Jr.

December 16, 1930 - June 21, 2019
Hinckley, Ohio | Age 88

Beloved Husband, Loving Father, Dear Grandfather and Great-Grandfather, and Cherished Friend of Many


Robert L. "Bob" Walker, Jr., age 88, of Hinckley, Ohio; beloved husband of Betty J. Walker (nee Ebersole) for 69 years; loving father of Kathleen Calfee, Robert L. Walker, III (Pennie), and James W. Walker (Lisa); dear grandfather of David Calfee (Jeff), Bonnie Dagata (Tony), and Adam Walker (Shae), and great-grandfather of Vincent and Haley Dagata, and Pierce and Reece Walker. Bob was retired from the NASA Lewis Research Center after 34 years of service where he was Division Chief of Logistics and Equipment Supply. He was a very artistic and creative person who carved walking sticks and canes, and made Native American jewelry as a Silversmith. Bob enjoyed camping, hiking, traveling, playing tennis, telling stories, and entertaining family and friends with his creative sense of humor. He passed away on Friday, June 21, 2019 following a long illness. In place of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions be forwarded to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, Tennessee 38105, or visit The family will receive friends at the BUSCH FUNERAL HOME, 7501 Ridge Road, Parma, from 1:00 P.M. until the time of the Memorial Service at 3:00 P.M. on Saturday, June 29, 2019. Private interment at Sunset Memorial Park in North Olmsted, Ohio. Cremation by Busch Crematory.


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