The Edmond Sun

January 10, 2014

Lionel P. Walker


EDMOND —     Lionel P. Walker, 92, was born April 13, 1921 to Morgan and Ruby Walker in Boswell, Okla. He died January 9, 2014 in Edmond, Okla.

    Whether it was serving his country in WWII or always finding ways to provide for his family, Lionel truly lived a life worth modeling. He strived to be an expert student of Scripture. He was enthusiastic about studying, teaching, and writing commentaries on what the Bible taught.

    Lionel was preceded in death by his parents and one sister, Betty Ansley. He is survived by his wife, Tommie; son, Steve Walker and wife Jo Anna; three daughters, Patti Allison and husband Mike, Becky Masters and husband Bill, and Pam Parker and husband Ron; eight grandchildren, and 12 great-grandchildren. He will also be missed by three brothers, Paul Walker and wife Sandy, Ben Walker and wife Sally, and Dan Walker and wife Geri; as well as a sister, Jennie Andrews and husband Clyde.

    Services celebrating Lionel’s life will be 11 a.m. Monday, January 13th at Crawford Family Funeral Service, Edmond, with a reception immediately following the service. Burial will follow at Memorial Park Cemetery. Sign an online guestbook and read additional details on his life story at www.crawfordfuneralservice.com.