- On June 8, 2020
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William J. “Pap” Walker, age 83 of Finleyville, PA passed away on Friday, June 5, 2020. He was born in Pittsburgh, PA September 2, 1936. William proudly served in the U.S. Airforce during the Korean War and worked as an electrical engineer in the lighting industry.
He is the beloved husband of Barbara (Allebach) Walker; loving father of Sharon (Richard) Brutt, Michael (Carlos Carrero) Walker, John (Mary) Walker, Barbara (Jim) Brutt, Kim (Rodney) Tufts and Patrick (Rebecca) Walker; brother of Donald (Nancy) Fox and the late Bruce (Wally) Fox and Gary Fox. He is also survived by 13 grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
William was an avid bowler and Pittsburgh Steeler fan, but his true love was harness racing. Locally he enjoyed the Meadows Racetrack and annually he loved attending the running of the Belmont Stakes in Elmont New York. He will be dearly missed by everyone.
Inurnment will take place at the National Cemetery of the Alleghenies with military honors. Arrangements were entrusted to Pittsburgh Cremation & Funeral Care, 3287 Washington Road, McMurray, PA 15317. Please view and sign the family’s online guestbook.