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Emory Jewel Walker Jr.

February 24, 1926 - December 30, 2020

Emory Jewel Walker Jr., age 94, of Frisco, Texas, passed away on Wednesday, December 30, 2020.  He lived a long life, and he will be remembered as a loving father, a loved grandfather, and a lovable great-grandfather.  He was a resident at Saddle Brook Memory Care Community.

He was born on February 24, 1926, in Woodville, Texas, to Myrtie (Barclay) and Emory Jewel Walker. Emory proudly served his country in the Merchant Marines during WWII.  He earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of Houston and had a successful career as a registered Pharmacist.  He worked for Eli Lilly & Company for 35 years as a District Manager, retiring in Dallas.  Thereafter, he worked part-time as a relief Pharmacist for Walmart until he was 88.

Emory is survived by his son, Kenneth (Nancy) Paul Walker of Austin, Texas; his daughter, Linda Lee Walker of Ft. Worth, Texas; his stepdaughter, Jennifer Waters of Frisco, Texas; his grandchildren, Erin (Nick) Walker Osberg, Jean (Daniel) Irving, Laura (Austin) Ullrich, Katharine Grumbles, and Garret Glaucier; his great-grandchildren, Caden and Elle Osberg, Emma, Claire and Henry Irving, C.J. and Landry O’Neal, Knox Ullrich, Luke McEachern; and his brother, Robert (Abigail) Walker.

He is preceded in death by wives Arby Jean Walker and Bonnie Walker; his son, Robert Ross Walker; his brother, Bronson Walker; and his sister, Joann Davis.

A Celebration of Life will be held at Grace Avenue United Methodist Church, 3521 Main Street, Frisco, Texas 75034, on Friday, July 30, 2021 from 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM.  Memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association at www.alz.org/donate.

 

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Uncle Em, you were my favorite Uncle and I will always love you and cherish what we had. You were so funny and kind! Cynthia Ferguson , January 14, 2021 I knew Aubrey from my days as a dental hygienist in Arkansas & became friends with & stayed in touch, even after I moved to San Francisco. He would call from time to time to chat & check on me. He was adorable & will be missed. My condolences to the family. Ada Di Cristina, January 14, 2021