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Thomas Harold Walker

September 7, 1940 — October 6, 2020

Thomas Harold Walker

To view a livestream broadcast of the funeral on Monday, October 12, at 10:30 AM, please click on this link:

Thomas Harold "Tom" Walker, 80, of Peabody, KS and formerly of McPherson, KS, passed away Tuesday, October 6, 2020, at Ascension Via Christi-St. Francis Regional Medical Center in Wichita.

He was born September 7, 1940, in Coatesville, PA, the son of Herbert L. and Mabel (Green) Walker. After graduating high school, Tom attended the University of Colorado on the Boulder and the Denver campuses.

In 1961, he married Virginia Mattson.

Tom was a quality control engineer and civil service worker and has lived in many places including Peabody, KS, McPherson, KS, Moundridge, KS, Denver, CO, New York, NY, Detroit, MI, and Albuquerque, NM. While a resident of McPherson, he attended Trinity Lutheran Church.

Survivors include: his former wife, Virginia of El Paso, TX; three daughters, Jill Walker of River Oaks, TX, Beth Jones of El Paso, TX, and Katarina Amadora of Pleasanton, CA; a brother, Herbert L. Walker, II of University Park, FL; and five granddaughters.

He was preceded in death by his parents and a half-brother, Alfred Beyer.

The funeral service will be held at 10:30 AM, Monday, October 12, 2020, at Stockham Family Funeral Home with Robert E. Friesen officiating. Burial will be in the McPherson Cemetery. Visitation/viewing will take place from 9:30 AM until service time on Monday at the funeral home. To view a livestream broadcast of the funeral, please click on this link:

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be given to Peabody Health & Rehab in care of Stockham Family Funeral Home, 205 North Chestnut, McPherson, KS 67460. To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of Thomas Harold Walker please visit our Sympathy Store.

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