George E. Walker, 78

George E. Walker, 78, of LaFontaine, passed away at 11:15 p.m. on Sunday, Jan 10, 2016, in his home.

He was born on May 14, 1937, in Peru, to the late Hillard and Pearl (Poor) Walker.

George married Kathleen Burgin, she survives.

He retired from Thompson Consumer Electronics in Marion, Indiana as a machine attendant. He was a member of National Rifle Association.

Along with his wife, Kathleen; he is survived by son, Brian Walker (Faye) of Columbia, Tenn.; stepson, David Smith of Shelbyville; stepdaughter, Mrs. Ginger (Ron) Moon of Springport; sister, Anita Alvarado of Peru; grandchildren, Joshua Schinbeckler, Jordan Walker, Justin Kolodziej, Mallory Smith, Austin Smith, and Dylan Smith; and a great-grandchild, Malin Smith.

He was preceded in death by two brothers and two sisters.

Funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 15, 2016, at McDonald Funeral Home, LaFontaine Chapel, 104 S. Main St., LaFontaine, with Pastor Brad Wright officiating. Burial will follow in the LaFontaine IOOF Cemetery, LaFontaine.

Visitation for family and friends will be from 4 until 8 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 14, 2016, at the funeral home. Online condolences may be sent to the family at


Posted on 2016 Jan 12