Mr. Anthony "Tony" Joseph Walker, 79, of Jefferson, MD, passed away on October 7, 2021. He was the husband of the late Virginia A. Hartman Walker, his wife of 42+ years whom he adored.
Born December 28, 1941 in Brunswick, MD, he was the son of the late Lenwood "Bud" and Mary Agnes "Ag" Walker.
Tony was a graduate of Brunswick High School class of 1959. He was involved in many sports including basketball, baseball and soccer. He served his country in the United States Air Force from 1960 to 1964 at Sheppard Air Force Base, TX.
He retired in 1996 from Safeway as a meat cutter and head nigh stocker after 30 years of service. Tony was a devout Catholic and a member of St. Francis of Assisi and St. Mary Catholic Church. He was a prior member of the Fraternal Order of the Eagles 1136, American Legion and Moose. He enjoyed playing golf, softball, coaching women's softball and Little League Baseball, spending time with this treasured grandchildren and great grandchildren and attending their sporting events. Tony was an avid fan of the Baltimore Orioles, Colts, Ravens and the Dallas Cowboys.
He is survived by two daughters Jenifer Kidwell and husband Carl "Tev" of Pleasant Valley and Susan White and husband Eric "Whitey" of Brunswick, five grandchildren, Justin Hitchcock and wife, Ashlie, Tiffany White, Nicholas Kidwell, Carly Kidwell, and Hayden White, four great granchildren, Paislee and Harper Hitchcock, Amber and Christopher Dove, Jr., and his sister Judy Walker Florance of Chesapeake, VA, sister-in-law Carol Ann Rowe of Frederick, brother-in-law Daniel Hartman and wife Jane of Millsboro, DE. Many nieces and nephews also survive.
He was preceded in death by his brother, Gerald "Buddy" Walker and his wife Catherine, brother-in-law Sonny Florance, brother-in-law Joseph Hartman and wife Pam.
Tony will be remembered by many friends and family.
The family will receive friends at the Stauffer Funeral Home, 1100 N. Maple Ave., Brunswick, on Wednesday, October 13, 2021 from 3-5PM and 7-9PM. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Thursday, October 14, 2021 at Holy Family Catholic Community Church, 7321 Burkittsville Road, Middletown, MD 21769. Rev. Msgr. Robert J. Jaskot will be the celebrant.
Interment will be private.
Pallbearers will be Carl "Tev" Kidwell, Nicholas Kidwell, Eric White, Justin Hitchcock, Hayden White, and Daniel Hartman.