Edward “Eddie” Walker, 65, of Nescopeck, passed away unexpectedly on Friday, November 12, 2021.
Born in Altoona on June 20, 1956, he was a son of the late Edward D. Walker and wife, Mona, Altoona. He attended Altoona area schools. Eddie worked as a contractor for PP&L until he took early retirement in 2019. He previously worked at Georgie’s Bagels and the Berwick YMCA.
Eddie was a member of the 12th Man Club, a social member of Catholic War Veterans, Berwick Post 1419, where he also bartended for a short period of time. He participated in YMCA youth sports when his children were younger. He was a broadcaster for high school football on Fox 56 sports covering several local areas. He also did radio broadcasting on NPF network radio. Eddie liked all sports, but he had a great love for football. He was an honorary assistant coach for Berwick football. He also liked to read. His greatest enjoyment in life was spending time with his friends and family. He was a loyal friend to many.
In addition to his stepmother, he will be greatly missed by his loving wife of 29 years, Stacy L. (Zehner) Walker, at home; children: Madelyn Walker and fiancé Andrew Kramer, Nescopeck; Jacob Walker, Nescopeck. He also leaves behind a brother, David Walker and wife Sylvia, PA; brother-in-law, Steven Zehner and wife Sarah, Nescopeck; mother-in-law, Diane Jo Barton and husband Tony, Bloomsburg; several nieces, nephews, and many friends.
A visitation will be held from 6:00-8:00 PM on Thursday, November 18, 2021, at Heller Funeral Home, LLC, 633 East Third Street, Nescopeck.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions are suggested to the Berwick Area High School Athletics Department, 500 Line Street, Berwick, PA 18603.
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