Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

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December 13, 2013

Virgil Vern Walker Jr.

NORTHFORK — Virgil Vern Walker Jr., age 69, of 21 Endicott Lane, Northfork, W.Va., went to be with the Lord on Tuesday evening, December 10, 2013, at his residence after a long illness. Born September 11, 1944 in Wyoming County, W.Va., he was the son of the late Virgil Vern Walker Sr. and Margaret Walker.

He was a member of the Northfork Baptist Church, Northfork, W.Va., he was a veteran of the Vietnam War and served with the 101st Airborne. He was a former McDowell County Deputy and also a Private Investigator. He was an avid hunter and fisherman, and was a resident of McDowell County most of his life.

He leaves to cherish his memory: His loving and devoted wife, Verna L. Suiter Walker of the home; his brother, Wayne Walker and wife Joan of Georgia; his aunt, Mildred Browning of Michigan; his sister-in-law, Susan Brown of Northfork, W.Va.; two brothers-in-law, Dale Suiter of Glenwood, W.Va., Vernon "Butch" Suiter Jr. and wife Kim of Roanoke, Va.; two special nieces, Tammy Robinson and husband Larry of Northfork, W.Va., Angela Smith of Bluefield, W.Va.; a special great-nephew, Cameron, who helped with his care; his beloved Poodles, Jasper and Bella.; a host of nieces and nephews; two very special friends, Melvin and Paula Britt of Northfork, W.Va.

In honoring Mr. Walker's wishes, he will be cremated, there will be no services.

Arrangements by Widener Funeral Home, Northfork, W.Va.

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