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Glen H. Walker

6/29/1936 - 8/4/2019

 CHILLICOTHE ~ Glen H. Walker, 83, of Chillicothe, passed away at 9:08 a.m. Sunday, August 4, 2019 at his home.

He was born June 29, 1936 in Peoria to Charles Hubert and Mary Ann (Otis) Walker.  His parents; one son, Tom Walker and one sister preceded him in death.

Glen is survived by one son, Matthew (Marcy) Walker of Chillicothe.

He had worked as a crane operator for Keystone Steel & Wire Company in Bartonville for 40 years, retiring in 1993.

Glen enjoyed feeding the birds and bowling.  He also loved going to Myakka River State Park and being at the ocean when he was living in Florida.  He loved to grill and had taught his son Matt to grill.  One of his greatest joys was a good ribeye steak dinner.

Per Glen’s wishes, cremation has been accorded and there will be no services or visitation.  Arrangements have been entrusted to Preston-Hanley Funeral Homes & Crematory in Creve Coeur.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA), 424 E. 92nd Street, New York, NY 10128-6804.

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