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Roy Jay Walker

June 8, 1950 ~ January 16, 2024 (age 73) 73 Years Old

Roy Walker Obituary

Roy Jay Walker 73, born in San Fransisco, California, also known as “Sticks,” peacefully slipped away from his family and many friends on Tuesday evening, January 16, 2024, at the Christiana Care Hospital.

Roy graduated from George Washington High School in Los Angeles, CA. He entered the U. S. Air Force as an electrician and was stationed at Dover AFB. After his four-year military tour successfully ended, Roy joined the Dover AFB Fire Department. His community contributions included hosting a Kid’s Christmas party at the Base Fire Station for a multitude of years.

Roy had numerous hobbies including restoring classic Volkswagens, attending car shows, visiting thrift stores, rooting for his Philadelphia Eagles and frequenting many fine restaurants. His final and most significant hobby was being a founding member of the Delaware Chapter of the Buffalo Soldiers Club.

He was preceded in death by his parents and one grandchild.  He is survived by his wife, Ellene; daughter, Davita and sons Rory (Lakedia), Corey, and Roy III (Bianca). Additionally, a brother, Norris and a sister, Dorothy are his survivor siblings. Also included is a host of grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, and nephews.

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January 25, 2024

9:00 AM to 10:30 AM
St John 2nd Baptist Church (Millsboro)

Funeral Service
January 25, 2024

10:30 AM
St John 2nd Baptist Church (Millsboro)

Interment following funeral service
January 25, 2024

Delaware Memorial Veteran Cemetery
26669 Patriots Way
Millsboro, DE 19966


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