Robert E. Walker

Jan 25th, 2014


PENSACOLA, FLORIDARobert E. Walker, 65, Childers Street, formerly of Rock Road, Verona, died Saturday, January 25, 2014 in the Lakeland Regional Medical Center, shortly after his admission as a medical patient.
  Born in Rome on May 26, 1948, he was the son of Lyle and Alice Davies Walker. A lifelong resident of the area, Bob was a graduate of Vernon-Verona-Sherrill schools. He married Suzanne Poppleton in Verona on October 21, 1972.  They moved to Florida four years ago.
  Prior to his retirement in 2005, Mr. Walker was employed for over thirty years, with New York State Thruway Authority, Canal Division, as a section superintendent. He was a member of the Verona Methodist Church and the Civil Service Employees Association. Mr. Walker was a veteran of the United States Army, serving in Viet Nam.   He enjoyed motorcycling and camping.
  Surviving are his wife, Suzanne, two sisters and their husbands, Nancy and Jack Morgan of Verona and Carol and Paul Kobler of Oriskany Falls; his mother-in-law, Marion Poppleton of Blossvale; two brothers-in-law and their wives, Richard and Sharon Poppleton of Verona and James and Kay Poppleton of Blossvale, and  nieces and nephews, Steven Poppleton and Denise Durant and Jeffrey and Sheila Poppleton, all of Verona, Heidi Williams of Vernon and Joanne and Michael LaLonde of Rome, along with other nieces and nephews. He was pre-deceased by his parents, Lyle and Alice Walker, and his father-in-law, Richard Poppleton, Sr.
  Funeral services will be held at the convenience of the family. There are no calling hours .  Contributions can be made to the Rome Humane Society, 6247 Lamphear Road, Rome , NY 13440 or Victory Junction Camp (for children with chronic diseases), 4500 Adams Way, Randleman, NC 27317.
 Arrangments are under the direction of the Campbell-Dean Funeral Home, Inc., 260 Main Street, Oneida. To leave a message of condolence, please visit 
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Audrey & Paul Baker
Jan 29th, 2014 7:00 pm
Sue,.,,,, CiCi & Jade',,,,, We are very sorry , our thoughts, prayers and love are with you... We had good times at the campgrounds. Bob was a good man, he will be greatly missed...GOD bless you...Anything we can do, you have our no..
Bobbi Bailey
Jan 31st, 2014 10:05 am
Bob was my supervisor at NYS Canals. I'm sorry to hear of his passing, I remember him fondly. My sincere condolences to you and yours.
Jocasa Relf
Jan 31st, 2014 12:51 pm

I Am So Sorry For Your Loss. You Are In My Thoughts And Prayers.
Donna Guinta
Feb 1st, 2014 10:08 pm
Sue, our hearts are heavy. Never did we expect to hear this news. We loved spending time with both of you at the campground. We wish we could be there with you. You are in our thoughts and prayers.
Ken and Marie Perlman
Feb 3rd, 2014 8:14 pm
Hi Sue: Ken and I would like to extend our sincere condolences.

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