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Alfred William Walker, 1925–2020

Thursday, April 30, 2020
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Alfred William Walker died on April 8, 2020. He was born December 14, 1925, in Childress, Texas, and grew up in Spur, Texas. He attended NTAC before enlisting in the Army Air Corp during World War II. He graduated from Baylor University and Baylor Law School.

In 1948 he married Jane Richey, and he practiced law in Spur for 18 years. In 1968 he moved the family to Austin where he served in the offices of the attorney general, the Court of Criminal Appeals and the state’s attorney.

He was a charter member of Riverbend Church of Austin, and authored four books which articulated the Christian faith that he always lived. He had four loves: God, family, friends and country.

He is survived by the love of his life, Jane, his wife of

71 years; his brother, George Walker; two daughters, Cynthia Estee (Charlie), and Betsy Willis (Dave); four grandchildren, Cal Estee (Ellen), Rebecca Estee (Brydan), Ashley Willis, Neil Willis (Lilly); five great-grandchildren, Adelynn, Abby, Asher, Hailey and Ava; and numerous beloved nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. A private family burial will be followed by a memorial service at a later date. If you choose to make a donation, please consider Children at Heart Ministries, 1301 N. Mays Street, Round Rock, TX 78664.