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Charles Walker

Charles Walker

MSG (Ret). Charles Hubert Walker, 63, of New Athens, IL; born January 18, 1951 in Belleville, IL; passed away on Tuesday, September 23, 2014 at his home.

Mr. Walker was a retired United States Army Master Sergeant serving for 31 years. He was stationed at several post overseas including Iraq and Bosnia. Mr. Walker also worked for 35 years as a shipping and warehouse clerk for Hubbell-Wiegmann in Freeburg. He was a member of Zion Evangelical Church in Millstadt. He was a member of the Millstadt VFW. Charlie was an avid St. Louis Cardinals and Rams fan. He enjoyed fishing and being outdoors and most of all spending time with his family and especially his grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his father – Almond Walker.

He is survived by his loving wife Cynthia, nee Pauketat, Walker whom he married on October 10, 1970 in Millstadt, IL. His children – Brian (Mary) Walker of Vernon Hills, IL; Jason (Dana) Walker of Colorado Springs, CO; Christine Walker of Jackson, MO. His grandchildren – Madison Walker; Alexander Walker; Jakob Walker; Elizabeth Walker; Katana Carter; Gavin Carter. His mother – Frances, nee Wild, Dickneite of Millstadt, IL. His mother-in-law – Janet Pauketat of Millstadt, IL. One brother – Robert (Ruby) Walker of Mascoutah, IL. Two sisters – Donna (Bernell) Vollmer of New Baden, IL; Nancy (John) Kish of Millstadt, IL.

Memorials may be made to the Hospice of Southern Illinois.

Visitation: Friends may call at Heil-Schuessler Funeral Home in New Athens, IL Thursday, September 25, 2014 from 4:00pm to 8:00pm (VFW Service will be held at 7:00 pm on Thursday at the funeral home) and on Friday, September 26, 2014 from 9:00am to 10:00am.

Funeral: Services will be held at Heil-Schuessler Funeral Home in New Athens, IL on Friday, September 26, 2014 at 10:00am with Rev. Darrell Weber officiating.

Interment: Burial will be held at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery in St. Louis, MO.

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  1. Administrator says:

    I am going to miss uncle Charlie very much.

    Posted by: Stacia Marie Rudert – okawville, IL – niece Sep 24, 2014

  2. Administrator says:

    Charlie was a wonderful man, he will be miss. Thoughts & Prayers to the Walker & Pauketat Family,
    RIP Dear Couisn

    Posted by: Gary & Kathy Dahm – Belleville, IL – Cousin Sep 24, 2014

  3. Administrator says:

    I am very thankful for all the years that the Walker family lived just one house over. Growing up around you all helps me appreciate family, and we are so sorry for your loss. You are all in our thoughts and prayers.
    With love,
    Becky (Lewis) and Chuck Edens

    Posted by: Rebecca and Charles Edens – Bloomington, IL – Cousin Sep 24, 2014

  4. Administrator says:

    Sending our deepest sympathy. We always enjoyed being aound Charlie and we will miss him. He was taken from the family at too early an age. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family.

    Posted by: Ken and Audrey Just – Harlingen, TX – cousin Sep 24, 2014
    I am very thankful for

  5. Administrator says:

    You are all in our thoughts and prayers as you go through this difficult time.

    Posted by: The Simmons Family – Lenzburg, IL – friend of the family Sep 24, 2014

  6. Administrator says:

    Dear Cindy and family,

    We send our sympathy to all of you. May God’s love and care be with you in the coming days. We will keep you in our prayers.

    Ken and Sherri

    Posted by: Sherri and Ken Wildt – FL Sep 24, 2014

  7. Administrator says:

    Dear Cindy, May God hold you and your family in his arms and give you peace and comfort at this difficult time. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Denise & Jenny Dorf

    Posted by: Denise & Jenny Dorf – IL Sep 26, 2014

  8. Administrator says:

    There aren’t enough words to express our sadness of losing Charlie. He was a caring, loving, compassionate man who always had a smile on his face. God has another special Angel in heaven! We’ll miss him always.

    Posted by: Marvin, Elaine, Aaron and Lucas – New Athens, IL – brother in law and uncle Sep 26, 2014

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