Bruce Thomas Walker Sr. was born March 8, 1945 in Chicago Illinois to the parents Harvey Walker and Juliette Marie Lowery. He was the youngest of two children his older brother Phillip Walker proceeded him in death. Bruce attended Turner Drew Elementary and graduated from Hales Franciscan High School. Prior to joining the Army and serving his country in the Vietnam War, Bruce married the love of his life Edith Ardenia Jett (deceased). Four children resulted from that union, Bruce Thomas Walker Jr., Juliette Marie Walker, Kristyn Elizbeth Ardenia Walker and Jillian Marjorie Darona Walker.
Even though Bruce wasn’t a religious man he believed and professed a love for God and lived his life accordingly. The epitome of a noble and true man he honored his wife, protected and provided for his family and was a true friend to all. For over 40 years he worked for Ford Motor Company as a Production Control Specialist retiring in 2007.
An ardent sports fan and a lover of music he enjoyed outside activities such as gardening, barbecuing, and sporting events.
Bruce is survived by his loving children Bruce Thomas Walker Jr., Juliette Marie Walker, Kristyn Elizabeth Ardenia Walker, Jillian Marjorie Darona Walker, and his number one draft pick Edith L. Herbert. His grand children Ashley Jasmine Walker, Brandon Thomas Walker and his beloved pet Jodie-Bear. And a host of loving nieces, nephews, cousins and dear friends.
Chicago, IL 60649