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Sutton Memorial Home
Friday August 14th, 2015
5:00pm - 7:00pm

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St. Louis Catholic Church
Friday August 14th, 2015
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John M. Walker

John M. Walker, 64, of Clarksdale, passed away Wednesday, August 12, 2015 at 12:55 a.m. at his residence in Clarksdale surrounded by his loving family. He was born March 29, 1951 in Taylorville, IL, the Son of Charles LaRue and Capitola (Landers) Walker. He married Jean Matthews on October 25, 1975 in Reno, Nevada. He was a retired coal mine Manager at several of the area mines. John was an avid sports fan and he coached little league for several years. He took the first 9 and 10 year old Little League all-star team to the championship.

He is survived by his Wife: Jean; Daughter: Lisa Walker of Taylorville, IL; Sons: Todd (Kim) Southard of Springfield, IL; Shea (Linette) Walker of Michigan; Brandon Walker of Orlando, FL; Brett (Juleea) Walker of Taylorville, IL; Grandchildren: Gavin and Garek Walker of Taylorville, IL; McKenna and Carson Southard of Springfield, IL; Ayana, Mya, and S.J. Walker of Michigan; Reagan Walker of Taylorville, IL ; Great-Grandchild: Cambell Walker of Peoria, IL; Sisters: Kay (Dallas) Greene of Nokomis, IL; Lynn (Joe) Brown of Witt, IL; Brothers: Terry Walker of Taylorville, IL; Several Nieces, Nephews and Cousins. He was preceded in death by his parents.

Funeral services will be held Friday, August 14, 2015 at 7:00 p.m. at Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville with Pastor Chad Foster officiating. Inurnment will be held at a later date. Visitation will be held Friday, August 14, 2015 from 5:00-7:00 p.m. at Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville.

Arrangements by Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville.


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Guestbook

I'm so sorry to hear of John's loss. He was a good guy, who has gone too soon. My deepest sympathy to his entire family.

Charla (Herman) Neal Aug 15 2015 12:00 AM

Our deepest sympathy goes out to all of John's family.   We loved John for who he was and will be remembered by.

Mark and Carole Baccadutre Aug 14 2015 12:00 AM

Were thinking of you in your time of loss. Our prayers are with you.

Debbie Sassatelli, Carolyn Dyott Aug 14 2015 12:00 AM

We were so sorry to hear about John.  Our thoughts and prayers are with you all at this sad time in your lives.

Marylee, Dave and Blake Babbs

Dave, Marylee and Blake Babbs Aug 13 2015 12:00 AM

So sorry for your loss. Prayers for the family and friends..

Janice Hendricks Fodter Aug 13 2015 12:00 AM

Jean, our thoughts and prayers are with your family.

Deborah Kennedy Aug 13 2015 12:00 AM

Sending our deepest sympathy to you Lisa and Jean and your sons. May your memories bring you comfort at this difficult time. God bless!

Jim & Rita Altman Aug 13 2015 12:00 AM

Jean and family,

We were so sorry to hear of John's passing.  Know that our thoughts and prayers are with your whole family at this time.

Bob & Darlene Wix

Darlene Wix Aug 13 2015 12:00 AM