Frank Walker, 82, of Eddy, passed away August 8, 2019 surrounded by his family. Funeral Mass will be 9:30 a.m., Friday, August 16, at Pecan Grove Funeral Home, 3124 Robinson Drive, Waco, with Fr. James Ekeocha as celebrant. The family will receive visitors from 6 – 8:00 p.m., Thursday, August 15, at the funeral home.
Frank was born March 3, 1937 to James and Anna Gorman Walker. He joined the Navy in 1955 and spent four years proudly serving his country. Frank married Margaret Brooks on June 23, 1979 and they enjoyed 40 years together. He loved animals and being around his family, who he constantly kept laughing. Frank worked as a pipe fitter for the Local Union 420 in Philadelphia, PA for 55 years. He was a commander for the American Legion post 372 in Cherry Hill, NJ for three years. Frank became a Mason in 1969 , he was a member of the Scottish Rite, and served as Past Master in Masonic Lodge 797 in Eddy, Texas.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Frank is survived by his wife, Margaret; daughters, Kathy Giambanis and husband John, Peggy Weaver and husband Darrin, Jane Macukewicz and husband Jason, and Anne Marie K. Pai; brother, Jim Walker; sister, Marcy Mangel; grandchildren, Brandy and her husband Jimmy Ballas, Joe Grisoff, Maryann and her husband Michael Zedek, Jennifer and her husband Pat Smith, Olivia Weaver, D.J. Weaver, Blake Weaver, Jason Macukewicz, Sydney Macukewicz, Kapihanaokealoha Pai, Pomaika’i Pai, Makia Li Pai, Jr. and Melissa Rowell; great-grandchildren, Patrick Smith, Jacob Leigh, Taylor Smith, Jojo Grisoff, Liam Zedek and Yianna Zedek; and very special friends, Harold Fisk and Connelly Bass you both meant so much to him.
Frank’s family wishes to thank the multiple organizations that were so helpful in their times of need. St. Catherine’s and Staff, Providence Hospital and Staff, Bruceville-Eddy Fire Department, Masonic Lodge 797, Providence Hospice and Staff including the home health aides, St Jerome’s Church. If you wish to make a donation please consider any of these wonderful organizations.