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Alton Ray Walker

March 31, 1938 July 6, 2019
Alton Ray Walker
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Obituary for Alton Ray Walker

Alton R. “Captain” Walker, 81 of Orrtanna, PA passed away suddenly on Saturday, July 6, 2019 at The Gettysburg Hospital. Born March 31, 1938 in Punxsutawney, PA he was the son of the late Howard & M. Lucille (Smith) Walker. He is survived by his wife of 47 years, Donna L. (Mummert) Walker. Al was a 1956 graduate of Punxsutawney High School and earned a degree in Business Education from Indiana University of Pennsylvania in 1961. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army serving during the Vietnam War from 1961-1967 as a helicopter pilot. Following his honorable discharge in 1967, Al worked in Punxsutawney at Walkers Service Center and for the Punxsutawney Police Department, in 1970 he accepted a position with the enforcement department of the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board where he worked until his retirement in 1994. Al enjoyed flying and was an active pilot with the Air National Guard from 1971-1998. He was a member and chairman of the board of trustees of the Orrtanna United Methodist Church, life member of the Punxsutawney Eagles, VFW and American Legion Post #202 in Gettysburg, PA. In addition to his wife, he is survived by a daughter, Elizabeth A. Walker, two granddaughters; Ryleigh and Reese, a sister, Darlene Walker and companion Joe Pascuzzo, six brothers; Henry Walker and wife Kay, John Walker, Duane Walker and wife Deborah, Paul Walker and wife Greta, Timothy Walker and companion Lois Drummond and David Walker, sister-in-law, Carla Sanders, brother-in-laws, Bill Sanders and Kevin Mummert, twelve nieces and nephews, and several great and great -great nieces and nephews. Al was predecease by a brother and his wife, Fred and Carol Ann Walker. There will be a viewing on Wednesday, July 10, 2019 from 10:00 AM until 12 noon at the Monahan Funeral Home in Gettysburg, PA. A Memorial Service for Al will be begin at noon with Rev. Ken Aker officiating at the funeral home. Interment with full military honors provided by the Adams County Allied Veterans will take place on Thursday, July 11, 2019 at 1:00 PM in the Evergreen Cemetery, Gettysburg. The family suggests memorials to the Orrtanna United Methodist Church, 1717 Carrolls Tract Road, Orrtanna, PA 17353. Online tributes and condolences can be made at monahanfuneralhome.com.


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Visitation

Wednesday

10

Jul

10:00 AM 7/10/2019 10:00:00 AM - 12:00 PM 7/10/2019 12:00:00 PM
Monahan Funeral Home

125 Carlisle Street
Gettysburg, PA 17325

Monahan Funeral Home
125 Carlisle Street Gettysburg 17325 PA
United States

Service

Wednesday

10

Jul

12:00 PM 7/10/2019 12:00:00 PM
Monahan Funeral Home

125 Carlisle Street
Gettysburg, PA 17325

Memorial Service will begin at 12 noon on Wednesday at the funeral home.

Monahan Funeral Home
125 Carlisle Street Gettysburg 17325 PA
United States

Graveside

Thursday

11

Jul

1:00 PM 7/11/2019 1:00:00 PM
Evergreen Cemetery

799 Baltimore St.
Gettysburg, PA 17325

Evergreen Cemetery
799 Baltimore St. Gettysburg 17325 PA
United States

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Evergreen Cemetery Final Resting Place

799 Baltimore St.
Gettysburg, PA 17325

799 Baltimore St. Gettysburg 17325 PA
United States
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