Gordon L. Walker Sr. of Meadville passed away at the Emergency Department of the Meadville Medical Center on Friday morning, Dec. 29, 2017. He was 65.
Gordon was born in Meadville on Aug. 5, 1952, a son of the late David R. and Wanda (Turner) Walker Sr. On Aug. 6, 1988, he married Donna Campbell, who survives. He had been employed by Northwest Specialty, Geneva, and Hafer Trucking, Cochranton. He was a member of Vernon Central Hose Company and Cochranton Station 4, the Sheffield VFW Post and the Cochranton American Legion. He was a life member and former fire chief of the Greenwood Twp. Vol. Fire Department. He was a member of the Meadville Moose Lodge #2505.
In addition to his wife Donna, he is survived by three sons, Gordon L. Walker Jr. and his wife Jennifer of Conneaut Lake, Robbie Walker and his wife Tammy of Conneaut Lake and Douglas G. Walker of Conneautville; two brothers, Paul E. Walker and his wife Sandy of Cochranton and David R. Walker, Jr and his wife Wendy of Jamestown; two sisters, Twila Hager of Atlantic and Brenda McConnell and her husband Bill of Sandy Lake; a sister-in-law, Carol Walker of Cochranton; nine grandchildren, Clinton, Logan, Sydney, Sophie, Zachary, Brady, Mason, Cadence and Brodie Walker; and two great-grandchildren, Ella and Addison Walker.
He was preceded in death by his parents, a brother, Eugene Walker, and a brother-in-law, Harold Hager.
The funeral service will be held on Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2018 at the Robert L. Snyder Funeral Home and Crematory Inc., 3223 Perry Hwy, Sheakleyville, with Rev. Virginia Gadsby, pastor of the New Lebanon Community Church officiating. Family and friends may call at the funeral home on Tuesday from 4 - 7 p.m. and are invited to share memories and condolences online at snyderfh.com
Published on December 31, 2017