John Willis Walker Obituary

John Willis  Walker
John Willis Walker

March 10, 1931 - August 2, 2018
Born in Jellico, TN
Resided in Loveland, Ohio
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John Willis "JWick" Walker of Loveland, OH. Born on March 10, 1931 in Jellico, TN. Went home to be with the Lord on August 2, 2018 at the age of 87.

John proudly served our country in the U.S. Navy Korean Conflict Veteran; he served his community as a volunteer firefighter/EMT with the Miamiville Fire Department, was a member of the Military Amateur Radio Service (MARS) and the Milford Amateur Radio Club and served for more than 15 years as a volunteer with the Clermont County Disaster Agency (Emergency Management).

Beloved husband of the late Mary Nan (nee Lay) Walker. Loving father of Dwayne Walker and Margaret Jane (Kenneth) Conover. Caring grandfather of Kristie (Darren) Woodruff, Tim Walker, Ashley (Kevin) Whitener, Jennifer Conover (Brent) Yaun, Shelby (Trent) Lindsey and Jayson Conover.

Dear brother of the late Margaret Proffitt, Jane Barkley and Larry Walker. Special father-in-law of Pat Claypool-Burrier (Dave). Cherished son of the late Lawrence and Clara (nee Tidwell) Walker. Proud great-grandfather of Dylan Woodruff, Hunter Woodruff, Amelia Whitener, Eli Whitener, Gracie Lindsey and Olivia Yaun (due to arrive in October). Also survived by numerous nieces, nephews and many dear friends.

Visitation will be held on Monday, August 6, 6 PM - 8 PM at Tufts Schildmeyer Funeral Home, 1668 St. Rt. 28, Goshen, where services will be held on Tuesday, August 7, 1 PM.

Interment with military honors, Graceland Memorial Gardens, Miami TWP.

Memorial donations may be made to Hospice of Cincinnati, PO Box 633597, Cincinnati, OH 45263

Pastor Phil Hopper will be the minister for John's services.

Pallbearers for John are: Dylan Woodruff, Darren Woodruff, Tim Walker, Teddy Paytes, Dave Burrier and Ron Fox.





Tufts Schildmeyer Family Funeral Home & Cremation Center - Goshen
1668 St. Rt. 28
Goshen, Ohio United States 45122
Monday, August 6, 2018
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Tufts Schildmeyer Family Funeral Home & Cremation Center - Goshen
1668 St. Rt. 28
Goshen, Ohio United States 45122
Tuesday, August 7, 2018
1:00 PM
Graceland Memorial Gardens
5989 Deerfield Rd.
Milford, OH US 45150
Tuesday, August 7, 2018


Hospice of Cincinnati
PO Box 633597
Cincinnati, OH US 45263