Lowell-Tims Funeral Home
1100 E. Tamarack Road
Altus, Oklahoma 73521
Kevin Walker, 56 year old Altus resident, passed away Sunday, April 9, 2017 at his home in Altus.
Kevin was born in Wichita Falls, Texas on September 10, 1960 to his parents James Rodrick Walker and Daisy Marie (O’Kelly) Walker. Growing up Kevin lived in Washington State until the family settled in Temple, Oklahoma where Kevin graduated class of 1977 from Temple High School. Shortly after high school he joined the United States Army and served his country for twenty-three years achieving the rank of Sergeant First Class. He was stationed mainly in Germany with his last duty station being in California where he received his retirement orders. After the Army Kevin moved back home to Temple and lived in Hobart for a short time where he worked for the Kiowa County Sheriff with the K-9 detachment. He later moved to Altus and worked as a Deputy Sheriff for Jackson County. With his health starting to decline, Kevin most recently worked at the Jackson County Jail. Kevin had a lifelong love of German Shepherds and he always enjoyed being outside, hunting and fishing, and archery. He was known by many to be an avid griller where he could just about grill anything. Kevin served his country and community with honor and distinction and he will be missed very much.
Preceded in death by his parents; Kevin is survived by two children, his son Kai Walker of Germany and his daughter Shayna Diane Walker of Texas; two brothers, Curtis Kittrell and wife Imogene of Big Spring, Texas; and Dale Kittrell and wife Sue of Florida; two sisters, Colleen Kittrell of Texas; and Kathy Rodgers and husband Danny of Walters, Oklahoma; three step-sisters, Cathy Guerrero; Jeanette Blewitt; and Sherry Lair; his favorite niece, Karen Allen of Big Spring, Texas; as well numerous other family members and many friends.
The family will greet friends at visitation from 6:00 pm until 7:00 pm, Thursday, April 13, 2017 at Lowell-Tims Funeral Home Altus.
Full Military Rites will be rendered at the Fort Sill National Cemetery in Elgin, Oklahoma at 0900, Friday, April 14, 2017 with Chaplain COL John Morris officiating. Interment will follow at Fort Sill National Cemetery, Elgin, Oklahoma.
Arrangements are under the direction of Lowell-Tims Funeral Home and Crematory, Altus, Oklahoma.
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