Virgil R. Walker
March 22, 1935 ‒ February 06, 2016
MANSFIELD: Virgil R. Walker, 80, of Mansfield passed away Saturday, February 6, 2016 in Grant Medical Center following injuries sustained in an automobile accident.
The son of Chester and Goldie (Mooree) Walker, Virgil was born March 22, 1935 in Mansfield and was graduated from Bellville High School in 1954. Virgil worked for Wickes Lumber and also was a truck driver for Englefield Oil.
He looked forward to spending time at his cottage on Lake Erie. Tenderhearted, he’d feed birds and squirrels, but mostly enjoyed fishing. Easygoing, Virgil never met a stranger.
He is survived by his sons Tony Walker of Michigan and Todd Walker of Ohio; granddaughter Brianna Durbin; siblings Wilbur Walker of California, Dwight Walker of Mansfield, and Lloyd (Patricia) Walker of Mansfield; son-in-law Brian Ling; sisters-in-law Vera Walker of Bellville, Alice Walker of Ontario; numerous nieces, nephews, extended family and special friends Steve & Marie and Gregg & Christine.
Along with his parents he was preceded in death by his daughter Lee Ann Ling, son Terry Walker, granddaughters Brittany and Adrienne Ling, brothers Homer and Donald Walker, sister Janice Walker.
His family will receive friends Thursday, February 11, 2016 from 12 pm – 2 pm in the Bellville Snyder Funeral Home where funeral services will begin at 2 pm. Celebrant Jerry Wilson will officiate and burial will follow in Bellville Cemetery.
Memorial contributions to Richland County Humane Society may be made through the funeral home.
Online condolences to the family may be made by visiting:www.snyderfuneralhomes.com