WAYMAN H. WALKER

Posted Sept. 25, 2008, at 11:19 p.m.

WAYMAN H. WALKER RANDOLPH and PRESQUE ISLE – Wayman H. Walker, 71, passed away Thursday Dec. 11, 2003 foll-owing a long illness, at Maine General Medical Center, in Augusta. He was born April 3, 1932, in Allagash, the son of Herbert and Josephine (Hafford) Walker. Wayman worked for many years at Potato Service in Presque Isle. He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War. He married the love of his life, Katherine “Kay” Thompson on Dec. 5, 1955. Mr. Walker was a life member of the B.P.O.E. Lodge in Presque Isle and Gardiner. He was also a member of the VFW Post No. 2599 in Presque Isle, where he served as chaplain. Wayman was predeceased by his parents; his daughter, Candi Sue in 1981; his stepmother, Winifred Walker; stepfather, Herman Gardiner and a brother, Olin Walker. He is survived by his wife, Katherine, “Kay” of Randolph; two daughters and “sons,” Debbie and Tom Fillyaw, of Chelsea, and Marie and Peter Bragdon, of Wales; two granddaughters, Monica Bragdon, of Sabattus, and Jessica Bragdon, of Orlando, Fla.; “Banky’s” special great-granddaughter, Madison Rose; a very special sister, Viola “Vi” (Walker) St. Pierre of Bangor; a special sister-in-law, Shelly Thompson, of Derry, N.H.; 11 half sisters; one step- brother; and many nieces and nephews. He will also be missed by “Gidget,” his long and faithful companion. Relatives and friends may visit 4-6 p.m. Saturday at Knowlton and Hewins Funeral Home, One Church St., Augusta. A funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Sunday at the First Baptist Church of Hallowell with Pastor Peter Inchcombe officiating. Those who wish to remember Wayman in a special way, may donate in his memory to the First Baptist Church of Hallowell, 1 Franklin St., Hallowell, ME 04347. www.khrfuneralhomes.com.

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