LARRY DELTON WALKER, 61, of Desdemona, TX passed
away Oct. 18, 2014 with his family by his side,
and burial was in the Desdemona Cemetery.
He was born July 1, 1953, in Stephenville, TX
to Delton & Norma Walker. He attended Ranger
High School in the Class of 1971 at Ranger, TX.
Larry married Melinda Buckley in May of 1991 at
Desdemona. He was a longtime employee with the
State of Texas as a state highway inspector.
Prior to working for the state, he was employed
with BC Construction in Eastland for many years.
He had lived in Eastland County his entire life.
Larry was a member of De Leon First Baptist Church.
He enjoyed reading, especially about history and war.
He enjoyed fine cigars and working on old antique
construction tools. The highlight of his life was his
family. He was happiest when spending time with them
and his many friends. Larry will be missed by all who
At the time of his death, he was survived by his loving
and devoted wife of 23 years, Melinda Buckley Walker;
son, Scott Walker; daughter, Selina Hodges and husband,
Cody; grandson, Ansel Hodges; aunts and uncles, Linda
Hooks & husband, Doyle, Allen Jones, Jerry Walker and
wife, Wanda, J.D. Walker and wife, Wilma, and Taylor
Greene; father-in-law, Jerry Buckley; other extended
family; and a host of friends. Larry has gone home to
be reunited with his parents; & aunts, Virginia Greene
& Nancy Jones.