John Leroy Walk
John Leroy Walk, age 76, passed away on Sunday, January 17, 2021. He was the beloved son of the late Eleanor Walk (York) and Keith L Walk; Dear brother to Janice (Larry) Whitler and Ruth Ann Walk (Mike Bruton). Dearest father of Steven (Sheila) Walk, Brian Walk, Jeff (Carrie) Walk, Craig (Jen) Walk. Dearest grandfather of Alex, Andrew, Kylie, Bannon, Ian, Violet, Michael, James and Nolan. Best Friend and love of Judith Catalana, dear uncle, cousin and loyal friend to many. John never met a stranger and will be missed dearly.
John was a graduate of the University of Missouri and he was a 1st Lieutenant in the United States Army, serving in the Vietnam War from January of 1968 to January of 1969.
John had a long career at Monsanto/Solutia, retiring in 2001. He loved reading and studying history, music and dancing. He was a life-long United Methodist and a long-time volunteer at St. Lukeís Hospital.
John will reside next to his loving mother and father at the Piggott Cemetery, located in his childhood hometown of Piggott, Ark.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made in Johnís name to the Gary Sinise Foundation, P.O. Box 368 Woodland Hills, Calif., 91365, or by visiting or calling www.garysinisefoundation.org (888) 708-7757.