Sep. 14, 1918
May 18, 1978
East Liverpool Evening Review, East Liverpool, Columbiana Co., OH. Friday, 19 May 1978, pg. 4.
Emery E. Walker, 59, of 356 Carolina Ave., Chester, died Thursday at 12:40 p.m. in City Hospital after a long illness. A World War II Navy veteran, Mr. Walker was born Sept. 14, 1918, in Bergholz, a son of Floyd Walker and Ella Wilson Walker. He worked as a freight conductor for 35 years for Conrail, the former Pennsylvania Railroad Co. An avid bowler, Mr. Walker was reported to have been among the first persons in the area to bowl a perfect 300 game, sanctioned by the American Bowling Conference. He was a member of the Westminster United Presbyterian Church, American Legion Post 121, and Masonic Lodge 142, all of Chester. Mr. Walker was a life member of the United Transportation Union Local 991 and the Ohio Valley Ranger CB Club. In addition to his widow, Mrs. Eileen McConnell Walker, whom he married April 18, 1939, survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Charles (Darlene) Strosnider of Chester; a son, Karl F. Walker of Silver Springs, Md., and two grandchildren. Services will be held Monday at 11 a.m. from the Dawson Funeral Home by the Rev. Bradley Watkins of the First United Presbyterian Church, Chester. Burial will be in Fort Steuben Burial Estates. Friends may call at the funeral home Saturday night and Sunday.