Dudley Walker II


Dudley V. Walker II, 55, formerly of Columbus, passed away May 20, 2017, at North Hawaii Hospice in Honokaa, Hawaii.

Dudley is survived by his brother, Henry (Kimberly ) Walker of Baltimore, Maryland; sisters, Suzanne (Douglas Loomer) Ostrem, of Las Cruces, New Mexico, Caroline (Patrick) Hanley of Plymouth, Indiana and Katherine Baxter and Elizabeth Larson, both of Columbus. Also surviving are nine nieces and nephews, including David Ostrem, who cared for Dudley in his final days.

Dudley was born on Oct. 8, 1962, in Troy, Ohio. He was preceded in death by his parents, John E. and Lois Walker; and a brother, John (Jack) Walker III.

He grew up in Lakewood, New York and attended Kiski Preparatory School and graduated from the University of South Carolina. A tool and die maker by trade, he also loved to travel, sail and ride his motorcycle.

Cremation is planned and a private family gathering will take place at a later date.

Memorials may be made to North Hawaii Hospice, Hale Ho’ola Hamakua, 45-547 Plumeria St., Honokaa, Hawaii 96727; St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 2651 California St., Columbus, Indiana 47201; or a charity of the donor’s choice.