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R. Harvey Walker

R. Harvey Walker

Wednesday, May 21st, 1930 - Sunday, May 12th, 2019
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Harvey Walker, 88 of Hope passed away Sunday, May 12, 2019. He was born May 21, 1930 in Clayton, New Mexico, the son of DeWitt and Clora (Amos) Walker. He grew to manhood in the Clayton, New Mexico, attended the local schools and graduated from Clayton High School. He served in the United States Army and was honorably discharged in 1961. On December 2, 1953 he was united in marriage to Glendyll Nikkel in Albuquerque, New Mexico. They moved to Hope in 1973. She preceded him in death November 4, 1995. Harvey was a rancher/farmer and was a member of the Abilene Elks, Abilene Historical Society and KLA.
He is survived by three sons: Russell Walker of Nebraska; Randall Walker of Hope; Ronald Walker of Florida. Two daughters: Valerie Keller of Kansas City and Trudy Renner of Wichita. Nine grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren and special friend, Deanna Whitehair.
He was preceded in death by five brothers, two sisters, wife Glendyll Walker and a grandson, Rusty Walker.
Funeral services for Harvey will be 2:00 P.M., Monday, May 20, 2019 at Carlson-Becker Funeral Home in Hope with Pastor Stan Norman officiating. Burial will follow at Ashton Cemetery. Family will receive friends Sunday, May 19 from 3-5 at Carlson-Becker Funeral Home in Hope. Friends may come by Martin-Becker-Carlson Funeral Home in Abilene from 9:00 a.m. until 9 p.m. on Friday, May 17 to view and sign the register book. The family suggests memorials be given to the Abilene Historical Society or the Abilene Food Pantry. Memorials may be dropped off at 106 N. 2nd Hope, Kansas 67451.
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  • Visitation

    Sunday, May 19th, 2019 | 3:00pm - 5:00pm
    Sunday, May 19th, 2019 3:00pm - 5:00pm
    Carlson-Becker Funeral Home - Hope
    106 N 2nd
    HOPE, KS 67451
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  • Service

    Monday, May 20th, 2019 | 2:00pm
    Monday, May 20th, 2019 2:00pm
    Carlson-Becker Funeral Home
    106 N. 2nd Street
    HOPE, KS
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  • Interment

    Ashton Cemetery
    Highway 4
    HOPE, KS 67451
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Gina and Gary Thomas

Posted at 12:24pm
Maybe you can think about your dad when you and Robert go on your next escapade and see a tree. Thinking about all his hard work on his farm operation and the memories you have with him I hope will bring you peace. Love you my dear friend.
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Jeff Schugart

Posted at 03:21pm
Valerie and Family, My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
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Love, Julie Ann and Kendall Coyne

Posted at 11:49am
Harvey was a wonderful person and will be missed... our prayers and thoughts are with you. May he rest in Peace!
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