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A Good Man

A Good Man By Walker Phillips, August 30, 2007 Willie Lee Walker, Jr. was born June 28, 1951 in St. Louis, Missouri to the late Willie Lee Walker, Sr., and Earline Walker. Willie (or "Brother" as he was nick named by Dad and Mom) attended St. Louis Public Schools. He was very intelligient and well-liked by all who knew him. Willie attended Beaumont High School from 1965 to 1969. He graduated with a high school diploma. Willie attended Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville, Illinois on a four year academic scholarship. He majored in Business Administration. Willie worked for United Parcel Service from 1971 to 1993. He retired early as a delivery carrier from United Parcel Service (UPS) in 1993. Willie was ambitious and had aspirations to achieve great things in life. He liked the best of things that life could offer. Through hard work and perseverance, he achieved most of his goals. Willie, or "Brother", as we so fondly called him, always looked for new opportunities. He had a very strong work ethic and kept his shoulder to the grindstone to provide for his family. His parents instilled excellent work qualities in him at an early age. Willie had a big heart for helping people. He will be dearly missed by all who knew him. Willie is survived by five children, Marquis Schultz, Technical Sergeant- United States Air Force- Willie Lee Walker, III, (Leann), Xandriell Walker, Torraguai Walker, Janeele Guyton; five siblings, Linda Walker, JoAnn Hunt (Phillip), Jimmy Walker, Brenda Walker, Danny Walker (Theresa); and grandchildren; Michael Schultz, Christian Schultz, Isaiah Schultz, Dewayne Walker, Elijah Walker, Tontanay Walker, Tinitra Walker, Cody Walker, Adora Walker, Atira Walker, Acacia Walker, Tobias Walker, and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and other relatives.

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1/1/2010 7:19 PM Premium
Awesome work! I look forward to seeing some more of your work.

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