George Walker Obituary

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George T. Walker

September 5, 1924 - July 26, 2014
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George was born in Ada, Oklahoma on September 5th, 1924, to Charles Edward Newton Walker and Rosa "Etta" Ridge Walker. George was married to Geneva Joyce Balthrop Walker on December 23rd, 1950, their marriage lasting 61 years and had two daughters, Linda and Joyce. George graduated from Byng High School in Ada, Oklahoma and attended Oklahoma A & M, completing his Bachelors' of Science degree from East Central State College in Ada. After college he began working at Noble Oil for 3 years, then during WW" worked at a government owned oil refinery in Wichita Falls, TX, operated by Halliburton. He returned to Noble...
George was born in Ada, Oklahoma on September 5th, 1924, to Charles Edward Newton Walker and Rosa "Etta" Ridge
Walker. George was married to Geneva Joyce Balthrop Walker on December 23rd, 1950, their marriage lasting 61 years
and had two daughters, Linda and Joyce.
George graduated from Byng High School in Ada, Oklahoma and attended Oklahoma A & M, completing his Bachelors' of
Science degree from East Central State College in Ada. After college he began working at Noble Oil for 3 years, then
during WW" worked at a government owned oil refinery in Wichita Falls, TX, operated by Halliburton. He returned to
Noble Oil, which became Carter Oil then Humble Oil, later becoming Exxon. His career began working closely with
Engineering, moved to Production, and then he worked in Accounting for Exxon lasting 33 years, retiring in 1985. George
enjoyed volunteer work in many capacities with his wife, Geneva at First Baptist Church, also enjoyed traveling with
Geneva, visiting his children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren, and was an avid reader.
George is preceded in death by his wife, Geneva, his parents, five sisters, and three brothers.
George is survived by daughters Linda Pait and husband, David of Bedford, TX; Joyce Nicholas and husband, Kurt of Doha,
Qatar; granddaughters Whitney Bennett and husband, Daniel of Washington, IL; Amanda Eisenhour, and husband Troy
of Haslet, TX; and Grace Brown and husband Lee of North Richland Hills, TX. Eight great-grandchildren, Hannah Bennett,
Austin Bennett, Noah Bennett, Ellie Bennett, Dylan Eisenhour, Derek Eisenhour, Darcy Brown, Maverick Brown and sister
in-law Wanda Snyder of Ada, OK and other family and friends.
Visitation will be held from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm Thursday, July 31st at Ellis Funeral Home. The graveside service will be
held at Resthaven Memorial Park at 9:00 am Friday, August 1st and funeral service at 10:00 am Friday, August 1st at First
Baptist Church, Midland, TX with Associate Pastor David Johnson officiating.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be given to the First Baptist Church 2104 W Louisiana Ave, Midland, TX 79701
The family of George Walker wishes to thank everyone for your kind thoughts and prayers.
Online condolences may be offered at www.ellisfunerals.com

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"I was George's next door neighbor for 17 years. I will miss his kind soul and dry humor. He spoke of his children, grand children and great grandchildren..." Bill Wiggleton (Midland, TX)

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