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David Charles Walker, 50, of Midland, passed away at home on July 19, 2019, after a lengthy battle with kidney cancer. He was born on February 10, 1969 in Detroit to David and Karyn (Ames) Walker.

David was a chemical operation specialist at Dow Chemical for 20 years. He loved golfing, traveling, camping, watching movies, attending sporting events, and spending time with his son Dawson.

David is survived by his son, Dawson Clifton Walker (Midland), parents Karyn and Nelson Wagner (Auburn), Sister Norma Stuart (Midland), half-brother Chris Walker (Hazel Park), nephew Daniel Clifton Athey (Midland), special friends Kenny Capps, Shelly and Tom Lickman.

David is predeceased by his son, Taylor James Walker, father, David Charles, grandparents, David Clifton and Mary Lois Walker, and Henry and Lillian Ames.

Per David’s wishes cremation has taken place and no service will be held.

Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider U of M Mott’s Children’s Hospital (Ann Arbor) in the name of his son Taylor James Walker.

On line condolences may be left at smithminer.com.

 

Condolence Messages

  1. Michelle Kraenzlein

    06 August 2019 2 weeks ago

    Rest in Peace Dave. You will be missed. Prayers to Dawson , Norma and the rest of the family during this time.

  2. Sheila Hawley

    29 July 2019 4 weeks ago

    Rest in peace my friend. Thank you for kicking my butt in our online ward games. I will miss your wit.

  3. Sharon Williams

    28 July 2019 4 weeks ago

    So sorry for your loss. We knew David through Dawson and Rena. They are my cousins. I know that he has been through a brave battle with cancer. I know you will miss him terribly but we are glad he is at rest in Jesus’s arms. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

  4. JUDY MCDANIEL

    25 July 2019 4 weeks ago

    So sorry for the family’s loss but there is comfort in knowing he is at rest in the Lord’s arms with his love ones that have gone before him. Dawson you are a special son and he loved you dearly hold on to your mom Rena be each other’s rock.Prayers for comfort

  5. Lorie Middleton

    23 July 2019 1 month ago

    So glad I had gotten to see you again all these years later enjoying the conversations we had when you came to the store.
    May you rest in peace my friend now your whole again and no pain.
    Sending prayers to all.

  6. Justin McCommon

    22 July 2019 1 month ago

    Rest in peace Dave. You will be missed by many.

  7. Mary Chalogianis

    22 July 2019 1 month ago

    David rest in peace. A bright light in this world has gone out. You will dearly be remembered and missed. I will always remember you and love you cousin though I never said it enough.

  8. Richard Carmona

    22 July 2019 1 month ago

    Enjoyed working with Dave for many years. He was a great guy and was always willing to help you if you needed it. My condolences to Dawson and the family. Rest In Peace Dave.

  9. Ed Tartamella

    22 July 2019 1 month ago

    Rest in peace David. I will always remember meeting at your grandparents house before school.

  10. Janice Vauhkonen

    22 July 2019 1 month ago

    Dave was a kind caring guy. He was always willing to give anyone help! I hope he is playing with his son Taylor! You will be missed!

  11. Norma Stuart

    22 July 2019 1 month ago

    R.I.P little brother. My heart is broken, a large part of it went with you. Someday I will be with you & only then will my heart be healed. Love you.

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