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Our beloved father and Grandfather Howard L. Walker, age 87 passed peacefully in his home on January 15, 2018.
Howard was born September 26, 1930 in Pleasant Grove, Utah to Arnold A. and Luella S. Walker. He graduated from Pleasant Grove High. Later he married his high school sweetheart Jeanne Terry on September 13, 1950. The marriage was later solemnized in the Salt Lake LDS Temple in June of 1952. Mom and dad celebrated 63 years of marriage before mom passed away on March 14, 2014.
Howard worked at Geneva Steel as an iron worker for over 35 years. He retired in 1985. He was an avid golfer at Fox Hollow Golf Club in American Fork. He loved life and loved being with family. Dad was a loyal Pleasant Grove Viking. He loved to attend sporting events, enjoyed working in his yard and golfing everyday he could.
He was known by many as Grandpa Howie and loved by all.
Howard is survived by his three sons, Terry (Mary) Walker, Phoenix Arizona; Tom (Lyn) Walker, Port Townsend Washington, Kim (Lisa) Walker, Pleasant Grove. 7 Grandchildren; 10 Great grandchildren.
Howard was preceded in death by his parents, Arnold, Luella, wife Jeanne and brothers; Arlo, Lloyd, Glade and Sterling Walker.
Funeral services will be held Monday, January 22, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. in the Lindon 23rd Ward Chapel, 250 West 600 South, Lindon (1600 North 1050 West, Orem) with a viewing from 9:30 – 10:45 a.m. prior to the services. An evening viewing will be held Sunday, January 21, 2018 from 6 - 8 p.m. at Olpin Family Mortuary, 494 South 300 East, Pleasant Grove.
Interment will be held in the Alpine City Cemetery following the proceedings. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.olpinmortuary.com