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Ret. SMSgt Charles  E. Walker

Memorial for Ret. SMSgt Charles E. Walker

Born in Chattanooga, Tennessee on Mar. 25, 1932
Departed on Feb. 14, 2014 and resided in Austin, TX.
 
Visitation: Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014
1:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Service: Monday, Feb. 24, 2014
11:00 am
Cemetery: Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery
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Ret. SMSgt Charles  E. Walker

Brother Charles E. Walker was born the third child of Thomas & Effie Walker in Chattanooga, Tennessee. He attended public schools there and received an athletic scholarship to Tennessee State College where his stay was interrupted by a draft notice during the Korean War era.

Noble Walker enlisted in the U.S Air Force, where he served his country for 28 years, spending 18 of those years overseas. He married Betty Ann Martin and through this union were raised 3 children, Charles JR, Jewette and Janette. Retirement from the U.S Postal Office in Austin Texas after 18 years.

Charlie's Masonic affiliations span a number of years. He was raised to the Sublime Degree of a Master Mason in 1971 in Mabuhay Military Lodge #59 of the Washington Jurisdiction. He was advanced to the grade of a Sublime Prince of the Royal Secret in Keystone Consistory No. 85 and created a Noble of the Mystic Shrine in Obelisk Temple No. 187 Okinawa, Japan in September 1974. Noble Walker is a Past Master of Roger Hughes Lodge No. 624; Past High Priest Madison Square Chapter #39 Holy Royal Arch Mason; Past Eminent Commander of Willie Roy Conley Commandery No. 35, Knights Templar; Past Commander- in-Chief of Webb Smith Consistory No. 247 and is a Grand Inspector General of Alonzo Marshal Commander of the Rite. He served as Right Excellent as Grand Secretary, The Most Excellent Prince Hall Grand Chapter of Holy Royal Arch Masons of Texas and Jurisdiction from 1996 until the time of his departure.He is a member of American Legion Knebel Post No. 83 and VFW Post 8787.

Through his meritorious services to his community and the Prince Hall Masonic family, he has proven to be a valuable asset to his family, friends, community and this nation.

In lieu of flowers, the family is asking that a donation be given in his name to one of the following charities:
The Most Worshipful Prince Hall Grand Chapter Royal Arch Masons of Texas College Scholarship Fund. Mail to: PO Box 351, Del Valle TX 78617
Wounded Warrior Project:http://www.woundedwarriorproject.org/
Hospice Austin: http://www.hospiceaustin.org/

  

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