Kenneth Sperry Walker, born in Ardmore, Oklahoma on May 22, 1937, passed from this life on July 13, 2017 at the age of 80. Kenny moved from Ardmore to New Orleans in 1957 to live with his brother, Rodney. Kenny worked as a welder in the oil industry for many years. He loved his family more than anything in the world. He was a loving husband, father, brother, grandfather and uncle. Kenny was a lifelong lover of dogs, and a talented and passionate artist. He loved New Orleans Saints football and Oklahoma Sooners football. He fought hard for two years through various illnesses. His family wants to give special thanks to Dr. M. Laughlin G. Winkler for never losing faith or giving up on him. The family would also like to give thanks to the loving staff of Dr. Winkler, the staff of North Oaks Hospital and the staff of Don Chaucer’s Pharmacy.
He is survived by his strong wife of 58 years Sharon Faith Stockstill Walker; three wonderful children: Karen W. Gordon (A. K.), Keith B. Walker (Peggy), and Troy K. Walker (Connie); six beautiful grandchildren: Aaren F. Gordon, Brandon K. Walker, Kyle B. Walker, Dillon S. Walker, Halie M. Walker, and Nicole Crum; and numerous nieces and nephews. Kenny was preceded in death by his father, Roy Walker, and mother, Rose Marie Sperry Walker; three brothers: Roy H. Walker, Rodney G. Walker and Fred P. Walker; and two sisters: Joan W. McQueen and Marilyn K. Hopkins.
Visitation will be held on Saturday, July 22, 2017, from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. at Harry McKneely & Son Funeral Home, 2000 N. Morrison Blvd., Hammond, LA. A memorial service will be held immediately following visitation at Harry McKneely & Son Funeral Home at 2 p.m.
To view Kenny's guest book please visit www.harrymckneely.com.