BLOOMFIELD -- Richard Walker, 54, died Nov. 24, 2008, at Bloomfield.
Born June 17, 1954, in Poplar Bluff, to Emma Irene Summers Walker of Dexter and the late Cecil Aaron Walker, he was an employee of W.W. Wood in Dudley. He served 25 years with the Dexter Police Department serving as police chief from Jan. 1, 1993, through April 25, 1997. He was a member of the Stoddard County Ambulance Board for many years, a member of Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity while attending Southeast Missouri State University in Cape Girardeau and was a veteran of the U.S. Navy.
In addition to his mother, survivors include: Connie Walker of Bloomfield; and one brother, Ron Walker of Kennett.
Graveside services with full military honors will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday in the Dexter Cemetery with the Rev. Shannon Smith officiating.
Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home of Dexter is in charge of arrangements.