Eugene Walker

Eugene Harold Walker, 80, of Follansbee, WV, passed away on Sunday, February 16, 2020 at Weirton Medical Center, Weirton, WV.

Eugene was born February 9, 1940 in Wheeling, WV. He was the son of the late Norma Walker and Marion (Folio) Walker Weatherhead.

Eugene retired from Weirton Steel Corporation in the Tin Mill Department. He was a member of the Paris Church of the Nazarene, Paris, PA and the Brooke County Sportman’s Club, where he loved to Trap Shoot.

In addition to his parents, Eugene was preceded in death by his brother, Reed Walker.

Eugene is survived by his wife of 59 years, Lorina (Zak) Walker of Follansbee, WV, two sons, Bob Walker and his wife, Becky of Weirton, WV and John Walker of Martinsburg, WV, three grandchildren, Kristin Paul and her husband, Brian, and Ryan and Ashley Walker, two siblings, Nora Kilpatrick and her husband, Bob, David Walker and his wife, Cathy, three step siblings, John Weatherhead, Murphy Weatherhead, and Mary Kessenich and her husband, John and numerous nieces and nephews.

Private viewing and service was held at Highland Hills Memorial Gardens, Follansbee, WV, with Bob Thoman, officiating.

Arrangements were under the direction and care of the James Funeral Home, Follansbee, WV (304)527-1717.

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