Paul J. Walker Jr., retired food inspector

June 29, 2020

Paul J. Walker Jr., 92, of Georgetown passed away at his home Thursday, June 25, 2020.  He was born Feb. 19, 1928, in Bishopville, Md., to the late Paul and Mildred (nee Bunting) Walker. 

Paul proudly served his country with the U.S. Navy as a Seaman 1st Class.  He worked with the Department of Agriculture as a food inspector.  Paul attended Crossroad Community Church and was a former member of the Sussex Pines Country Club, both in Georgetown.  

In addition to his parents, he was preceded by his wife, C. Elizabeth (nee Scott) Walker in 2008; sister, Mary Ellen Phillips; and daughter-in-law, Donna Walker.

Paul is survived by his children, Paul J. Walker III, Stanley Walker (Connie) and Lynette Whealton (Bill), all of Georgetown; brother-in-law, Ralph Phillips; stepbrother, Gordy Swift; and stepsister, Pauline Townsend.  He is also survived by grandchildren, Paul Walker IV (Andrea), Sam Walker (Jessica), Tracie Roberts (Ben), Rebecca Walker, Susan Whealton, Karin Flowers and Elizabeth Meredith (Chad); great-grandchildren, Ashton Walker, Shaila Walker, Sam Walker, Mia Roberts, Maddox Roberts, Lane Roberts, Kaila Trueblood, Nicholas Flowers, Dylan Flowers and Kolyn Flowers; and a great-great-grandson, Jason Sharp.

Funeral services will be held in the chapel of Short Funeral Services, 609 E. Market St., Georgetown Wednesday, July 1, at 1 p.m.  A time of visitation will start at noon.  Interment will be at the Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Millsboro.  

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be sent to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 163, Salisbury, MD 21803-0163. 

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