Burial will follow in the Stapp-Zoe Cemetery, under the direction of Dowden-Roberts Funeral Home of Heavener.
He was born April 22, 1931 in Rich Mountain, Ark. to Lawrence Abraham and Martha Lou (Little) Walker and passed away Aug. 2, 2017 in Fort Smith, Ark.
L.A. was a lifelong resident of the area, a member of Stapp-Zoe Baptist Church, and was a Machinist at Tinker Air Force Base. L.A. was a veteran of the United States Air Force, where he served his country in the Korean conflict. He loved airplanes, trains and cats.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and his wife, Betty Jo McBride Walker.
Surviving family members are a daughter, Twana Walker, of Stapp; one brother Jack Walker and wife Penny of Stapp-Zoe; one brother-in-law James McBride and wife Freddie of Tulsa; three nieces Annette Scott and husband Ceb of Haw Creek, Kathy Crow and husband Larry of Tulsa, and Pat Shatsar and husband Ron of Stapp-Zoe; one nephew, Stan McBride, of Tulsa; along with numerous loved ones and friends.
Pallbearers are Ron Shatsar, Cole Caughern, Ceb Scott, Kyle Ward, Aaron Alexander and Bryce Edmondson.
Viewing is Friday from noon until 8:30 p.m. and Saturday from 8:30 a.m. until noon.
To sign Mr. Walker’s online guestbook please visit www.dowdenrobertsfuneralhome.com.
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