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1943 Donald 2023

Donald Walker

November 11, 1943 — January 4, 2023

Donald Walker, age 79, of Niles passed away peacefully with his family by his side on Wednesday, January 4, 2023, at his home. He was born on November 11, 1943, in Warren to the late Harry and Gladys James Walker. He was preceded in death by his wife, Bonnie Wilson Walker; parents; and 5 brothers and sisters.

Donald was a loving husband, father, and grandfather that cherished the time he spent with his family. He held a special place in his heart for his grandkids. He had a love for fishing, Nascar, the Dallas Cowboys, slot machines, and his dog Bentley.

He was honorably discharged from the U.S. Army in February 1968 and continued to serve his community for 45 years at several fire departments. He was a volunteer Captain at Howland Township, and a part time EMT at numerous fire departments.

He was survived by his children, Michelle Smith, Lonnie Walker, Donald Walker, Jr., and John Alan Walker; grandchildren, Tara Smith, Anthony Smith, Robert Smith, Beth Walker, Jason Walker, Donovan Walker, and Amanda Walker, and his two sisters; and numerous other extended family members.

Calling hours will be held 4:00 – 7:00 PM Monday, January 9, 2023 at Lane Funeral Home, Roberts-Clark Chapel, 180 Garfield Dr. NE Warren, OH 44483. Funeral service will follow at 7:00 PM. Online condolences may be made at www.lanefuneralhomes.com.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Hospice of the Valley.


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Service Schedule

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Visitation

Monday, January 9, 2023

4:00 - 7:00 pm (Eastern time)

Lane Family Funeral Homes - Roberts-Clark Chapel

180 Garfield Drive Northeast, Warren, OH 44483

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Funeral Service

Monday, January 9, 2023

Starts at 7:00 pm (Eastern time)

Lane Family Funeral Homes - Roberts-Clark Chapel

180 Garfield Drive Northeast, Warren, OH 44483

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Burial

Howland Township Cemetery

Ohio 46, OH

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