Harold Ray Walker


Harold Ray Walker, 80, passed away on October 29, 2017.

The son of Ray and Edith Walker, Harold was born in Shelby County, on April 6, 1937.

Harold passed on the anniversary of his mother’s passing, surrounded by his family as they read the words he had written to honor one of the infamous Brush Creek Gang members. A humble man who never felt he did enough but his life proved otherwise.

Over Harold’s 39 years as a minister in the United Methodist Church serving Hope and Elizabethtown, associate pastor at Lawrence United Methodist Church, Cory, Edwardsville, Smith Valley, Mooresville, Mount Vernon, Speedway, Winchester, and Elkhart.

He is survived by his wife, Beverly, whom he married on February 20, 1993.

He has three daughters, Gwyn Myrick (Brent), Dawn Walker-Seyerle (Carl Seyerle) and Sarah Lowe (Adam Levine). He has six grandchildren, Seth Myrick of Nashville, Tennessee, Stephanie Myrick of Indianapolis, Hanna Seyerle of Camby, Sydney Myrick of Indianapolis, Keegan Seyerle (Veronica) of Hubert of North Carolina, and Olivia Seyerle of Canterbury, England. One more grandchild is on the way! Harold is also survived by one great-grandson, Atlas Seyerle; his siblings, Glenna Owen and Michael (Patricia) Walker, both of Columbus, and his faithful companion, Buddy.

The funeral service for Harold will be held on Thursday November 2, 2017 at 11 a.m. at Myers-Reed Chapel on 25th Street with the Rev. Dennis Payton officiating. Burial will follow at Garland Brook Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, with an additional visitation from 10 a.m. to the service time Thursday.

Myers-Reed Chapel is serving the Walker family.