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Mr. Franklin Roosevelt (Junk Man) Walker, Knifley, Adair Co., KY (1945-2017)

While proud of his Catholic upbringing, he was also a faithful member of the Knifley Christian Church. He was a former service technician for the RC Cola Company and several chemical companies, and his mechanical side loved to tinker, fix, and build things. Mr. Walker was called to duty in the United States Navy and served his country honorably during the Vietnam War. His wife of 53 years, Joyce (Kavich) Walker, survives. He leaves 16 direct living descendants, and one godchild to carry on his legacy. With his passing one sibling of seven children of highly patriotic World War II era born children of the late Bernard & Josephine (Vitt) Walker, survives - a sister, Winston Churchill Walker Buckler.
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Mr. Frank Roosevelt (Junk Man) Walker, Knifley, KY (1945-2017)

Mr. Frank Roosevelt "Junk Man" Walker of Knifley, KY, was born in Louisville, Jefferson County, KY, on April 28, 1945. He was the son of the late Bernard & Josephine (Vitt) Walker. He departed this life on Friday, March 3, 2017 at his residence in Knifley, Adair County, KY, at the age of 71 years, 10 months, and 3 days.

There will be a funeral service to honor the life of Mr. Walker on Monday, March 6, 2017 at 11amCT/12pmET in the chapel of the L.R. Petty Funeral Home, 1765 New Columbia Road, Campbellsville, KY. Bro. Hugh Withers will be officiating. Interment will follow in the Campbellsville Memorial Gardens Cemetery, 700 Old US 68, Campbellsville, KY. The family will receive friends at the funeral home 4pm-7pmCT/5pm-8pmET, Sunday, March 5, 2017.


Mr. Frank Roosevelt (Junk Man) Walker, Knifley, KY (1945-2017)

Mr. Frank Roosevelt "Junk Man" Walker of Knifley, KY, was born in Louisville, Jefferson County, KY, on April 28, 1945. He was the son of the late Bernard & Josephine (Vitt) Walker. He departed this life on Friday, March 3, 2017 at his residence in Knifley, Adair County, KY, at the age of 71 years, 10 months, and 3 days.

While proud of his Catholic upbringing, he was also a faithful member of the Knifley Christian Church. He was a former service technician for the RC Cola Company and several chemical companies, and his mechanical side loved to tinker, fix, and build things. Mr. Walker was called to duty in the United States Navy and served his country honorably during the Vietnam War.

He leaves to mourn his passing:
  • His wife of 53 years: Joyce (Kavich) Walker of Knifley, KY

  • Four children: Angela Hoke and companion Walter Brangers of Radcliff, KY; Pamela Wilkerson and husband Brad Cook of Lebanon, TN; Robin Piercy and husband David of Columbia, KY; and Rusty Walker and wife Linda of Knifley, KY

  • A goddaughter: Jessie Nunez and husband Joseph of Campbellsville, KY

  • One sister: Winston Churchill Buckler of Georgia

  • Ten grandchildren

  • Two great-grandchildren

  • Close friends: Bill, Ronnie, and Jerry, And a host of other friends and family.
He was also preceded in death by five siblings, Dorothy "Dolly" Walker, Helen Peckinpaugh, Joseph Stalin Walker, Bernard Edward Walker, and Leonard Walker.

Send condolences to the family of Franklin Roosevelt "Junk Man" Walker

In lieu of flowers, please consider memorials in the form of donations to the Knifley Christian Church or Kosair Children's Hospital. Those may be made in person at the funeral home, or online through the "How Can I Help" tab on the front page of this site: L.R. Petty Funeral Home, 1765 New Columbia Road, Campbellsville, KY.


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Mr. Franklin Roosevelt (Junk Man) Walker, Knifley, Adair Co., KY (1945-2017)



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