George Walker

George John Walker, 45, of Kingman joined his parents on Jan. 6, 2008. George was born on Sept. 30, 1962, in Kingman. He moved to Cortez, Colo., where he was raised. Growing up, George had a love for rodeo and won many bull riding events. He won athletic awards in high school and had many friends and family in Colorado.

George moved back to Kingman during high school and met Carrie Walker, whom he married in 1981. They had four children. George worked as a handyman for the family business. During life's difficult times, George and Carrie were divorced. George moved several places, including Texas, before returning home to meet his wife, Valerie Walker. George and Valerie were married in 1996 and shared many great years together. George and Valerie loved to ride their Harleys and went on many trips across the country. George spent most of his time working for General Cable.

George was a great father, grandfather, husband, brother and friend. He is survived by his wife, Valerie Walker; his children, Wendi Walker, Kristi Walker, Jonathan Walker and Ami Walker; his grandchildren, Kaden and Kristen Vaughn; his sister, Beverly Walker; and his brother, Ronnie Walker and family. George will be greatly missed and forever in our hearts.

The viewing will be from 10 to 11 a.m. on Monday, Jan. 14, and the service will follow from 11 to noon at Grace Lutheran Church, 2101 Harrison St.