James Leroy Walker

Male 1917 - 1989  (72 years)

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  • Name James Leroy Walker 
    Born 1 Sep 1917  Watertown, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 15 Oct 1989 
    Age 72 years 
    Patriarch & Matriarch
    Reed Walker  (Father) 
    Jeannette Snell  (Mother) 
    Person ID I22310  tree2019
    Last Modified 19 May 2020 

    Father Reed Walker 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Jeannette Snell 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F7988  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Ancestors Eldora Christine Smith,   b. 17 Feb 1924,   d. 3 Jan 1998  (Age 73 years) 
    Other Partners: Austin Roderick Caufield  m. 11 Oct 1944 
    Married 26 Jun 1971  Pulaski, Oswego, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 19 May 2020 
    Family ID F7987  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Ancestors Carolyne Burgdorf 
    Married: 1x1. Lynne Elaine Walker
    Married: 1x2. James L. Walker
    Married: 1x3. Douglas William Walker
    Last Modified 19 May 2020 
    Family ID F15000  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
      Syracuse Herald-Journal (NY) - October 19, 1989Browse Issues

      James L. Walker, 72, of 1208 N. Lee St., Leesburg, Fla. died Oct. 15.

      He was born Sept. 1, 1917 in Watertown and was the son of Reed and Jeannette Snell Walker. He graduated from Pulaski High School in 1937 and Simmons School of Embalming in Syracuse in 1938.

      He served in the U.S. Army from 1942 to 1945. He owned and operated Walkers Dry Cleaners in Pulaski from 1947 to 1972. He also owned and operated Sandy Creek Liquor from 1972 to 1982 when he retired.

      He was a member of the Pulaski Masonic Lodge 415 F&AM, a member of Grand Chapter Royal Arch Masons 279 as well as a member of the Media Shrine Temple, Watertown, and a member of the Ancient Scottish Rites of Syracuse. He was also a member of the Elms Golf Club.

      He was a former mayor, village trustee and justice of the peace of the village of Pulaski. He is a former member of the Ringgold Fire Department and the former chairman of the Eye Bank. He was also a former member of the Oswego S.P.E.B.Q.S.A.

      He is survived by his wife, Eldora; two sons, James L. of Manitou, Colo.. and Douglas of Vail, Colo.; two daughters, Lynne Walker and Christine Walker, both of Denver, Colo.; two stepdaughters, Peggy Warner of Buffalo, and Julie Hanscome of Kersy, Colo.; two stepsons, Dennis Caufield of Houston, Texas, and Kim Caufield of Pulaski; and 10 grandchildren.

      Calling hours will be 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, 7385 Park St., Pulaski. Services will be at the convenience of the family.