Robert Martin Walker

February 23, 1933 ‒ April 09, 2011

Marion, Ohio

Robert Martin Walker, age 78, of Marion passed away Saturday, April 9, 2011 at his residences. Born in Marion February 23, 1933 to the late Charles O. and Kathleeen (Blocksom) Walker., Robert was a plant manager at Huber Manufacturing and retired from Fairfield Engineering in Marion in 2003 .

Robert enjoyed family time, fishing, hunting, and woodworking. On October 13, 1978 he married Patsey (Sizemore) Walker and she survives.

Also surviving are his children Brenda (Ernie) Wallace, Regan (Kevin) Garrison, Rochelle Elsasser, Robert “Mike” (Nancy) Walker, eight grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

Preceding him in death besides his parents are his brothers John(Jack), Charles (Bill), and James (Jim) Walker.

Family will receive friends from 4:00 p.m. till 8:00 p.m. Tuesday, April 12, 2011 at Gunder/Hall & Folk Funeral Directors. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, April 13, 2011 at Gunder/Hall & Folk Funeral Directors with Rev. Bud Hill officiating. Burial will follow in Marion Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.

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  • When I hear the word Grandpa all I can think of is you. You are the greatest man I have ever known and will know. Your smile,crazy stories , and silliness will be greatly missed and passed down for years to come .I love you so much a piece of my heart will always have your name etched on it. I love you Papa Bob

  • Patsey.. Got and email from M. Merchant-Gruber.. So sorry to hear of your husbands passing. I am now living in Fl. but if there is anything I am able to do for you, just let me know..

  • It’s funny how we feel things like this would never happen. You were the greatest man in my life. You always made sure I was taken care of no matter the situation. Without you life wouldn’t have been near as great. You taught me more than most learn in a lifetime, but most of all you taught me how to be a great father. I miss you like crazy right now, and I always will because when I leave your house at night I won’t be able to tell you i love you, goodnight, and that I’ll see you in the morning. You will forever fill my heart. People have told stories about superheros, but my superhero isn’t fictional. You will always be my superhero. I love you more than anything in this world, Dad.

  • What a GREAT and Giving man! I always felt welcomed and treated like family. My short 20 minute trip would always turn into 2 hours of stories. Good ones most of the time.

    To the Walker family, our thoughts and prayers are with you now and always.
    Love, Jeff, Wendi and family

  • Looking forward to spending time with you and Grandma Walker- save me a seat on the front porch swing.

  • Aunt Pat-
    I am sending all my love and prayers your way. I will not be able to be there this week because of business travels out of state but Andy will be there. Please let us know if there is anything we can do for you or the family.