Charles Edward Walker, 79, of St. Albans, WV (formerly of Danese, WV) passed away Monday, August 3rd, 2020 at his home.
Born on November 8th, 1940, Charles was the son of Milton Walker and Ivy Neal of Meadow Bridge, WV.
Charles is survived by his wife of 44 years, Karen Walker; their two daughters, Kathryn (Roger) Christenson of Clarksburg, WV, Heather (Matthew) Birkhimer of South Point, OH; their grandchildren Abigail Birkhimer, Andrew Birkhimer, Gus Christenson and Eva Christenson; and his step daughter, Anneliese Deckwirth of Germany.
As a Veteran of the U.S. military, Charles served two tours between the years of 1959 and 1975, having traveled to many areas overseas and the United States. After his honorable discharge, he attended the University of Maryland where he obtained his Associates of Arts degree.
Charles worked in the West Virginia coal mines for three years. Soon after he began work with the Department of Transportation (Division of Highways) as the the Construction Office Manager. He stayed employed with them until his retirement in 2002.
Per Charles’ request, his body has been donated to the Marshall University School of Medicine to aid in the advancement of science. A memorial service will be held at a later date to be announced by his loved ones.
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Barlow Bonsall Funeral Home has been entrusted to handle the arrangements for the Walker family.