Donald “Don” Wayne Walker
SANTA FE - Mr. Donald “Don” Wayne” Walker passed from this life Thursday morning, August 29, 2019, in Webster.
Born January 1, 1932 in Arcadia, Texas, Don had been a lifelong resident of the area and was a member of Arcadia Christian Church. Don was a jack of all trades, worked on clocks and watches at the barbershop he owned in Arcadia, was a boilermaker/pipefitter, working shutdowns for most of his working years, enjoyed gardening, playing guitar and was a talented song writer. He enjoyed watching T.V. especially Wheel of Fortune and Price Is Right but nothing gave him more joy than being a “PawPaw” to his grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Alton Parker and Alpha Omega (Locke) Walker; sister, Ruby Walker; brothers, A. P. “Buddy” Walker and wife, June, Cecil “Tiny” Walker and wife, Mary Jo; sister-in-law, Lenora Walker.
Survivors include his loving wife, Eloisa (Herrara) Walker; sons, Jessie Herrera and wife, Cheryl, Rudy Herrera and wife, Donella, Silvano Ortero and wife, MaLou, Cecil Walker and wife, Melissa; daughters, Margaret Small, Alpha Ryan, Paula Walker, Donna Garcia and husband, Raul, Brooklyn Day and husband, Edward; brother, Paul Walker; more than 50 + grandchildren and great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews.
A private cremation was conducted under the direction of Hayes Funeral Home.
Memorials in the form of donations may be made in Donald’s name to Arcadia Christian Church, Post Office Box 98, Santa Fe, Texas 77517.
Arcadia Christian Church
Post Office Box 98, Santa Fe TX 77517