Thomas Mark Walker, 70, of Lucernemines passed away Thursday, December 3, 2020 at the VA hospital in Pittsburgh. He was the son of the late Thomas Black Walker, and Jessie Lou Walker, and was born on January 18, 1950, in Indiana, PA.
Thomas worked doing stockpile inventory for the coal industry. He enjoyed socializing with friends, riding his Harley Davidson, lounging with his beloved dog Chewy, and was a big Steelers fan. He was a member of the Homer City American Legion, Post #493, Red Barn Sportsmen Club, Graceton Coral Sportsmen Club, and the Eagles. Thomas was a Vietnam Veteran who served with the 1st and 9th Air Cavalry. He held many medals, including two Purple Hearts, one of which he left at the 911 Flight 93 Memorial in Shanksville, PA as a tribute to honor the passengers, and crew. He will be sadly missed by all.
He is survived by his wife, Karen (DeCarlo) Walker of Lucernemines; his son, David Walker of West Virginia; his sister, Joyce McHenry of Colorado; his brother, John Walker of Indiana; granddaughters, Sophie and Allyson Walker of West Virginia and other family members.
He was preceded in death by his parents and his son, Thomas Walker Jr., of West Virginia from a previous marriage.
There will be no services due to Covid. Donations can be made to The Alzheimer’s Association.
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