Mount Vernon News
  • Delano L. Walker

  • January 30, 2010

SUNBURY — Delano L. Walker, 73, of Sunbury passed away Friday, Jan. 29, 2010, at Heartland of Centerburg.

He was born April 10, 1936, in Columbus to the late Claude and Pauline (Edwards) Walker. A 1954 Big Walnut High School graduate, he was a lifelong area resident and farmer.

He is survived by sons, Bill (Candy) Walker and Bart (Leda) Walker, all of Centerburg; five grandchildren, Nicole Walker, Heidi (Scott) Rice, Jim (Carol) Steed, Larry (Missy) Steed, Melissa (Tom) Murphy; seven great-grandchildren, Timmy, Skylar, Hayden, Samantha, Taylor, Amanda, Max; special friend, Ginny Weaver

He was preceded in death by brother, Burton Walker.

Friends may call Monday from 5 to 8 p.m. at the DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, Sunbury, where services will be held Tuesday at 11 a.m. with Pastor J.R. Smith officiating. Interment will follow in the Trenton Cemetery.

Memorial contributions can be made to Hospice of Knox County, 17700 Coshocton Ave., Mount Vernon, OH 43050. Condolences at



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