Arthur Walker Obituary, Death – He was the son of the late Arthur Walker and Theresa (Cadegan) Walker, both of whom passed away. He was born in Salem. He was born in Salem, where he also received his childhood and secondary education and ultimately graduated from Salem High School. Arthur was a proud former member of the United States Navy who had served in Korea aboard the USS Romulus. He was a veteran who had been released with honors. After being honorably discharged from the Navy, Arthur began a long and successful career as a machinist at GTE Sylvania, where he worked for more than 39 years until the time of his retirement.
After marrying and starting a family in Boston, Massachusetts, Arthur and Helen moved to Troy, Maine, where they constructed a log house in the woods and spent many happy years there, tending to their garden and socializing with their neighbors. Following Helen’s departure, he relocated to Lake Shore Park in Gilford, New Hampshire, so that he could be near his family. There, he maintained an active lifestyle by going for walks and meeting up with his numerous friends for supper. Woodworking and carving were two of his most cherished hobbies, both of which he was exceptionally talented in.
He was a devoted wife, father, grandpa, and great-grandfather all throughout his life. The joy that his grandchildren brought him was irreplaceable, and he always looked forward to spending time with them whenever they came to visit. His devoted family and the many friends he had will feel a profound loss after his passing. Surviving Arthur is survived by his daughter, Susan Glenn, and her husband, Michael, his two sons, Dana Walker and his wife, Elaine, and Steven Walker and his wife, Susan, his two grandchildren, Kara Walker and Rebecca McLaughlin, and his five great-grandchildren, Ben and Emily McKiernan, William, Lily, and Brady McLaughlin. In addition, Arthur has two granddaughters, Kara Walker and Rebecca McLaughlin. Helen, the man he cherished the most, and Maxine Hopkins, his sister, both passed away before him.