The Richmond Register

Obituaries

May 1, 2013

Frank Douglas Walker, 93

Tuskegee Airman

RICHMOND — Frank Douglas Walker, age 93, of Richmond died Sunday, April 28, 2013, in his home.

He was born in Madison County to the late James S. and Mary Turner Walker.

Mr. Walker was a member of the First Baptist Church of Richmond, a Kentucky Colonel, and a member of the BGNFP Chapter of the Tuskegee Airmen in Lexington.

He was an Army veteran of World War II in which he served with the Tuskegee Airmen. After the war, he worked for 35 years as a letter carrier for the U.S. Postal Service.

Mr. Walker is survived by: his daughter, Eve W. (Louis) Ballew of Richmond; his sons, Charles M. (Carolyn) Walker of Richmond, Frank S. Walker of Lexington and James S. Walker of Richmond; his sister, Ann Walker Collins of Orinda, Calif.; grandchildren, Charles M. Walker II, Steven Ballew, Mariele Ballew, James Ballew and Stewart Ballew; great-grandchildren, Julian Douglas Walker and Karter Hawkins.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Ella Walker; two brothers, William Walker and Wyatt Walker: and two sisters, Jamie Lewis Street and Gertrude Walker.

Funeral services for Mr. Walker will be 11 a.m. Friday at the First Baptist Church of Richmond, 302 Frances St., with the Rev. Dr. Robert R. Blythe officiating.

Burial will be in the Maple Grove Cemetery with military honors.

Visitation will be from 10 a.m. Friday until the hour of services at the church.

Pallbearers will be Charles M. Walker II, Steven Lewis Ballew, James Ballew, Stewart Ballew, Richard Street, and Johnny Huguely. Honorary pallbearers will be Willie Joe Covington, Peyron Harris, Ernest Williams, Donald Campbell, Stanley Miller, James Carr, and Kenard Bosley.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to The Frank Walker Education Fund, BGNFP Chapter or Tuskegee Airmen, 100 Mason Springs Drive, Nicholasville, KY 40356.

Davis & Powell Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

www.davisandpowellfuneralhome.com

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