Douglas MacArthur Walker, was born on October 16, 1952 in Abilene, Texas. Douglas graduated high school in Jackson, Mississippi and attended DePauw University before transferring to the University of Texas where he was a member of the Phi Kappa Psi fraternity and graduated with a Degree in Engineering. Douglas is survived by his wife, Deborah Wildrick Walker, his daughters, Alison Danforth Walker and Elinor Marie Walker LaBarba; sister, Alison M Walker and brothers, Stuart M Walker, Cameron Robin Walker, and Guy Morrison Walker III; aunt, Jeannette Walker, uncle, Bruce Walker, cousin Betty Walker, and first, second, and third cousins, extended family, and dear dear friends. He was a renaissance man with many interests and was a raconteur who was frequently the most entertaining person in the room. He loved to laugh and enjoyed his life to the fullest.
He passed away at the age 66 on November 25, 2018 in Denver, Colorado. He had requested that his ashes be spread across Abilene, Texas.
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