WALKER, GeorgePosted: July 7th, 2017
GEORGE ROBERT WALKER, of Lethbridge, passed away peacefully at the Chinook Regional Hospital on Monday, July 3, 2017 at the age of 74 years.
George was born in Lethbridge, Alberta on February 26, 1943. He attended L.C.I., graduating in 1961. He then went to Royal Roads Military College on a full scholarship, graduating as a Mechanical Engineer in 1965 and pursuing a career with the RCEME. After leaving the army he continued his career as an engineer and then went on to be a farmer in the Fort Macleod area. He left farming in 1981 and was a full time and very prolific artist. He was a member of various art clubs in the province, devoting many hours to his one true passion.
George leaves behind his mother, Beth Walker, his daughter Susan (Martin) Drost and son Paul (Julie) Walker. He is also survived by grandchildren Nicolaas, Sarah (Chad) Zentner, Georgia (Tim Ash), Jack and Milena and by his great-grandchildren Rowynn and Carter Zentner. Also left to mourn his passing are siblings Ted (Anita) Walker, Marilyn (Sid) Kok, Donald (June) Walker, Donna (John) McCracken and numerous nieces, nephews and their families.
At George’s request a private celebration of life will be held at a later date.
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