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Obituaries

October 9, 2012

Thomas Walker

Thomas Ray Walker, 55, of Allen passed away after a valiant fight with cancer on Oct. 7, 2012.

He was born Jan. 1, 1957, in Commerce to James Deward Walker and Euple Blackburn Walker. On Jan. 3, 1981, he married Michelle Ballew in Commerce.

 Tom grew up in Commerce where he graduated from high school in 1975. He graduated from East Texas State University, now Texas A&M University-Commerce in 1979 with a bachelor degree in computer science.

 Tom had worked for Hewlett-Packard since 1990, most recently as a project manager. He enjoyed reading and was an avid golfer with a handicap of 10. Tom loved watching sports. He was very involved and active with all of his children’s activities as they were growing up. Tom was a member of Suncreek United Methodist Church in Allen.

He is survived by his wife, Michelle Ballew Walker of Allen; children Drew Walker and Mattie Walker and Ben Walker; his mother, Euple Walker of Commerce; sisters Carole Walker of Commerce, Margaret White and husband Dick of Dallas, and Mary Stokic and husband Mike of North Richland Hills; brothers James Lynn Walker and wife Patti of Pflugerville and Bob Walker and wife Dianne of Dallas; numerous nieces and nephews and a host of other loving family and friends.

He was preceded in death by his father, J.D. Walker.

A memorial service will be at 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 11, at Suncreek United Methodist Church, 1517 West McDermott Drive, in Allen (75013) with Rev. Tom Palmer and Rev. Holly Gotelli officiating.

Memorial contributions may be made to the International Myeloma Foundation, 12650 Riverside Drive, Suite 206, North Hollywood, Calif. 91607-3421, www.myeloma.org.

Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home of McKinney is in charge of arrangements.

Online condolences may be made at www.tjmfuneral.com

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