Michael Joseph Walker, 81 of Lubbock passed away Monday, March 16, 2020. He was born August 19, 1938 to James Hess and Harriet Josephine (Clarke) Walker in Brownsville, Texas. Michael graduated from Central Catholic High School in 1956. He married Irene (Smith) Walker on July 13, 1962 in San Antonio, Texas. Michael worked for IBM as a field engineer for 28 years before retiring in 1991. He will be deeply missed.
Those left to cherish his memory are his wife of 57 years, Irene “Puggy” Walker; children, Mike Walker and wife Missy of Lubbock, Texas, Christine Brawner and husband Brett of Granbury, Texas, Roxanne Holland and husband Ron of Shawnee, Kansas, Dave Walker and wife Casey of Escondido, California, Curtis Walker and wife Annie of San Antonio, Texas, Russell Walker and wife April of Lubbock, Texas; seventeen grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
He is preceded in death by his parents; brothers, John and James H. Walker; and sister, Marjorie Morris.
A memorial service will be held at a later date.