Paul Walker, 88, passed away on January 2, 2019 at Highland Manor, in Mesquite, NV. He was born on February 27, 1931 in Los Angeles, CA to Paul S. Walker and Dorothy Sarah (Erickson) Walker. He married Harriet Crane Wilson on January 6, 1998 in Las Vegas, NV.
Paul was raised in California and New Jersey. He served in the United States Navy in Korea, from 1948 to 1952, for which he received many commendations, including a purple heart. He spent most of his life in New Jersey where he established and ran Gotham Distribution. In recent years, he lived in Mesquite where he enjoyed his retirement by traveling and also amused himself with sports betting.
He is survived by his wife; Harriet of Mesquite, his grown children; Paul V. Walker (Karen) of Hamilton Square, NJ; Patricia Walker of Barnegat, NJ; Andrew Walker (Carole) of Randolph, NJ; Rise Shaffer (Phillip) of Plantation, FL; Stacy Walker of Laguna Niguel, CA; grandchildren; Shawna, Adam, Rachel, Branden, Kristal, Phillip and two great grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held in New Jersey at a later date.
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