Donald L. Walker, 76, of Butler, passed away Tuesday, October 15, 2019 after a lengthy illness.
He was a Master Electrician, a former railroad employee and a proud Mason, where he was a Grand Templar 33rd Degree. He fought his illness as bravely as he lived his life, with courage and optimism making sure as he always had that his family was taken care of. Everyone he met became his friend. His jokes and his extraordinary personality will be missed by everyone that knew him.
Survived by the love of his life, his wife, Bernadine E. Walker. He is also survived by his two daughters, Jill (Dan) Austin and Monica Walker; step son Elliot (Linda) Wilbur; step daughter, Rebekah (Jason) Fuller; two grandchildren, Lauren and Ethan Wilbur, several nieces and nephews, and his dog, Baron.
He was preceded in death by his daughter, Robyn Lynn Walker, his parents, Howard and Mary (Kaufman) Walker and his brother and sister in law, Allen and Sheila Walker.
As per Don’s wishes there will be no service but instead a Celebration of his life for family and close friends that will be held at a later date.
Family has requested contributions may be made to the Shriners Hospital for Children- Erie, 1645 West 8th St. Erie , PA 16505.