February 22, 1951 - January 22, 2022
Joseph M. Walker, 70, passed away January 22, 2022, at home in St. Augustine Florida. He was born in Chicago, Illinois to Frank and Rita Walker. He attended local schools and graduated from Mendel Catholic High School in Chicago and went on to earn his bachelor’s degree from St. Joseph Catholic College in Indiana. Joe was selected to attend the FBI Academy 145th session in Quantico, Virginia from which he also graduated. Joe served 45 years in Law Enforcement, starting his career with the Riverdale Illinois Police Department, then Indiana Harbor Belt Railroad as Police Lieutenant before moving on to the Florida East Coast Railway as Chief of Police before retiring from CSX Railway Police in 2019. Joe was an avid Notre Dame Football enthusiast and enjoyed all college football as long as they lost to Notre Dame. He always looked forward to family time on Sundays and going to Auntie Elaine’s for watching sports, swimming, and pinball. He enjoyed playing golf, deep sea fishing, and vacation cruises. Joe is survived by his best friend and wife of 23 years, Dee; three sons, Brian Walker, Bryan (Mindi) Chambliss, and Christopher (Christina) Chambliss. Joe is also survived by ten grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. He has two brothers: Frank (Kelly) Walker, and Joe’s twin, James (Kathy) Walker. He is also survived by his very best furry friend Murphy. He was preceded in death by his parents, Frank (POW of Korean War) and Rita Walker, aunt Dorie Sommers, and grandson Jayden Chambliss. Visitation and viewing will be held on Thursday January 27, 2022, from 3:00 PM to 7:00 PM at St. Johns Family Funeral Home, 385 SR 207 St Augustine, FL 32084. A Funeral Mass will be held on Friday January 28, 2022, at 11:00 AM at San Sebastian Catholic Church 1112 FL-16, St Augustine, Florida 32084. Interment to follow at Evergreen Cemetery 505 N Rodriguez Street, St Augustine, FL 32084. St Johns Family Funeral Home & Crematory is in charge of the arrangements.
Joseph M. Walker, 70, passed away January 22, 2022, at home in St. Augustine Florida. He was born in Chicago, Illinois to Frank and Rita Walker. He attended local schools and graduated from Mendel Catholic High School in Chicago and went on... View Obituary & Service Information
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