Michael D. Walker

Michael D. Walker, 76, of Huntington, IN, died Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2020, at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne.

Mr. Walker graduated from Huntington High School in 1962 and attended two years at Indiana Tech. He was a member of the U. S. Marine Corps, serving during the Vietnam War from 1964 to 1967 and received a Purple Heart.  He worked on the Erie Lackawanna Railroad as a brakeman conductor.  He was a bartender at Bell Café for several years and then worked for Southwest Allen County Schools as a building supervisor where he retired in 2002.  He was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church, VFW Post No. 2689 and American Legion Post 7.

He was born on Sept. 10, 1944, in Huntington, to Robert R. and Virginia Boe Walker.
 
Survivors include one son, Steven M. (Stacy) Walker, of Huntington; one step-son, Geoff Harris, of Gallatin, TN; one step-daughter, Christie (Tony) Cochran, of LaFontaine; one brother, James P. (Lucy) Walker, of Spring Branch, TX; a brother-in-law, Wes (Peggy) Bard, of Huntington; five grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.

Calling will be held on Friday, Nov. 13, 2020, from 9 to 11:45 a.m., at McElhaney- Hart Funeral Home, 715 N. Jefferson St., Huntington. A graveside funeral service with military rites will be held at noon at Mt. Calvary Cemetery in Huntington.  Those in attendance are asked to follow CDC guidelines and state mandates for social distancing and mask wearing.

Memorials may be made to VFW Post No. 2689, in care of McElhaney-Hart Funeral Home, 715 N. Jefferson St., Huntington, IN 46750.

Online condolences may be made at mcelhaneyhartfuneralhome.com.