WARREN — Joseph Enoch Walker Sr., 81, of 2709 South Leavitt Highway SW, Warren, departed this life at 3:22 p.m. Thursday, March 11, 2021, at Trumbull Regional Medical Heart, following a cardiac arrest.
He was born July 8, 1939, in Isabella, Pa., the son of Benjamin H. and Nancy Binion Walker, residing within the space for 63 years, coming from Allison, Pa.
He was employed by Thomas Metal Strip Company for 36 years as an operator, earlier than retiring in 2001. He was additionally a carpenter and a 1957 graduate of Pink Stone Excessive Faculty (Republic, Pa.).
He was a member of the Restoration Christian Fellowship Church, the place he was a constitution member, Chairman of the Trustees, sang within the choir and was president of the Hilltoppers Bowling League, founding father of the Group Male Choir, the Walker Brothers Singing Group and founding father of the Limitless Progress Funding Membership.
His hobbies included bowling, soccer, baking, wine making, swimming, gardening, was an avid Warren Harding Raiders fan and beloved to trip his horses.
He served honorably within the U.S. Military as a Non-public E-1 from Could 20, 1963, to Could 6, 1965, receiving the Good Conduct Medal, Marksman Medal and Sharpshooter Medal.
He married Bertha Ruth Provitt Walker on April 27, 1963.
Apart from his spouse of Warren, he leaves to mourn two sons, Pastor Joseph E. (Kimberly) Walker Jr. and Julian E. (Shniqua) Walker, each of Warren; one daughter, Mrs. Michelle M. (Rev. Darryl) Rodgers of Warren; one foster son, Davesus Omosun of Baltimore, Md.; one brother, Leslie Donald (Jacqueline) Walker of Warren; one sister, Ms. Coretha Jarrett of Warren; seven grandchildren; and a bunch of family and associates.
He was preceded in dying by his dad and mom; one son, Jason Walker; 4 brothers, William Walker, Benjamin J. Walker, Samuel Walker and John Walker; 4 sisters, Mary Alice Boyd, Sarah Lee Freeman, Carrie Walker and Marian Taylor.
Funeral companies will probably be held 11 a.m. Thursday, March 18, 2021, with calling hours from 10 to 11 a.m. on the Restoration Christian Fellowship Church. Masks are required and social distancing will probably be upheld.
Burial will happen in Oakwood Cemetery.
Playing cards and condolences could also be despatched to the household at 2709 S. Leavitt Highway SW, Warren, OH 44481.
Preparations of consolation have been dealt with by the Sterling-McCullough Williams Funeral House.