East Liverpool Review
(East Liverpool, Columbiana County, Ohio)
Tuesday, May 21, 2013
NEW CUMBERLAND – Denzil H. Walker, 84, of New Cumberland passed away on Sunday, May 19, 2013 at the Calcutta Health Care Center in the presence of his loving family following a lengthy illness.
Born in Wick, W.Va. on July 11, 1928, he was a son of the late Vernon and Ruby Stevens Walker.
He worked many years and retired from the former Globe Brick in Newell, last working as the safety director.
A longtime member of the First Christian Church in Chester, he was a former Deacon and Elder.
Denzil was quite famous among his friends and family for his homemade cookies and salsa.
A proud veteran of the US Army, he served during the Korean conflict.
Besides his parents, three sisters, Velma Trowbridge, Imogene Potts, and Virginia Mehaffey, two brothers, Stanley and Vernon Walker Jr. and two infant sons preceded him in death.
His wife, who he married in 1972, Beverly J. Bickerstaff Walker survives along with two daughters, Betsy (Jeff) Adams of Newell, and Suzanne (Jerry) Beach of Bellefontaine, Ohio; one son, Bruce (Debbie) Walker of New Cumberland, two brothers, Kenny Walker of East Liverpool, and Ernie Walker of New Cumberland, his grandchildren, Jessica Little, Brandon, Hale, and Abigail Adams, and Jacob and John Beach and his great grandchildren, George, Kaylie, and Benjamin Little.
Minister Dennis Arnold will celebrate Denzil’s life at 7 p.m. on Tuesday evening at the Arner Funeral Chapel in Chester where friends are welcome to visit with the family from 3-7 p.m.
Memorial donations may be made in Denzil’s name to the First Christian Church of Chester at 330 Indiana Ave. Chester, WV. 26034
You may view this memorial and send condolences at http://www.arnerfuneralchapel.com