RICHARD DALE WALKER, 53 of Abilene, TX and
formerly of Ranger, TX passed away on Oct. 11,
2021, with burial in the Merriman Cemetery.
Richard was born in Ranger on Oct. 23, 1967 to
Robert James Walker & Gladys Johnston Walker.
He graduated from Ranger High School in the
Class of 1986. He married Carla Chatham (RHS-
1994) in Nov. of 1992 in Ranger. He was an
X-ray Technician/RSO for Precision. Richard
enjoyed going on cruises, playing on his
tractor, & especially spending time with his
He was preceded in death by a son, Colt Walker
on Jan. 15, 1993.
Survivors include his parents, Bob and Gladys
Walker; his wife, Carla Walker; 2 sons, Robert
Walker and girlfriend Katie Freeman, and Jeremy
Walker (RHS-2013); a daughter, Erica Simmons and
husband Daniel; 5 sisters, Weslanna Walker Young
(RHS-1978), Alice Walker Krantz (RHS-1980), Irene
Walker Patterson (RHS-1982) and husband Tony,
Susie Walker Sutton (RHS-1988) & husband Jason,
and Sarah Walker Sherrill (RHS-1994) and husband
John; 5 grandchildren, Jayden, Wyatt, Rhett, Riley,
and Cameron; mother-in-law, Selina Reed; 3 brother-
in-law's, Buster Chatham and wife Dawn; Junior
Boner and wife Jackie; and Greg Tedford and wife
Amber; and 2 sister-in-law?s, Brandy Ritchey;
Bobby Wilhelm and husband Scotty.