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Ralph Lewis Walker, Jr.

October 3, 1962 — July 3, 2020

Ralph Lewis Walker, Jr., 57, Altus, passed away Friday, July 3, 2020 at his home with his family and friends at his side. A Celebration of Life will be held 10 a.m. Tuesday, July 7, 2020 at Kincannon Funeral Home with Daniel Ingram officiating. The Kincannon Chapel will have every other pew blocked off for social distancing and the use of a protective mask is encouraged. Burial will follow services at the Altus City Cemetery under the direction of Kincannon Funeral Home and Cremation Service.
Ralph was born October 3, 1962 in Altus, Oklahoma to Ralph Lewis and Mozella (Payne) Walker. He graduated with the Altus High School Class of 1982 and married Carol Meyer in Altus on June 29th the same year. Ralph started his contractor and cabinet building business in 1982 and began working as an Altus Firefighter in May of 1983. He was a dedicated firefighter who also participated with Altus Firefighters Team Dr. Pepper for 15 years, helping the Altus Team win many of the events over the years. Ralph retired from the Altus Fire Department following a 32 year career. He was a well respected home builder and contractor in the Altus area all his adult life. While working with his contractor clients Ralph would make suggestions and recommendations in order to provide the best finished product. His building and construction knowledge was invaluable and his professionalism was unmatched. Ralph enjoyed hunting, fishing and competing in the Team Dr. Pepper Combat Challenge. His greatest joy was spending time with Carol, his children and grandchildren.
Ralph was preceded in death by his father, Ralph Lewis Walker; and his grandparents, Vernon and Gladys Payne; and Charles Walker and Willie Rachel Price. He is survived by his wife, Carol; son, Tyler Walker; two daughters and sons-in-law, Kacie Bates and husband, Sean; Kimberlee Lowell and husband, Julian; six grandchildren, Emyrson and Berklee Bates; Jude, Clare and James Lowell; and Kyler Proffitt; his mother, Mozella Walker; his mother-in-law, Marie Garrison; two sisters, and brothers-in-law, Tina Arnold and husband, Alan; Cyndi Young and husband, Bruce; brothers-in-law, Pat Meyer and wife, Lynne; and Mark Britt; and many nieces, nephews, and friends.
The Walker family will greet friends Monday evening from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. at the funeral home. Please practice social distancing and the use of a protective mask is encouraged. For those who are not comfortable attending the Celebration of Life Tuesday, a live webcast of services will begin 9:30 a.m.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital at stjude.org.
Online tributes may be made at kincannonfuneralhome.com

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Monday, July 6, 2020

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Tuesday, July 7, 2020

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