MSgt. Harold C. Walker, USMC (ret.) 86, formerly of Havelock, passed away Sunday, February 4, 2018, at his home with his family by his side.
NEW BERN — MSgt. Harold C. Walker, USMC (ret.) 86, formerly of Havelock, passed away Sunday, February 4, 2018, at his home with his family by his side. A native of Chicago, IL, Harold was the son of Elsie Carlson and Harry C. Walker. He was a true patriot, retiring from the US Marine Corps, having served in Korea and Vietnam, and he was also retired from NADEP - Cherry Point. While in Havelock, Harold was a volunteer fireman with Township #6 Fire Dept. He helped restore the historic Trader’s Store, along with helping with Habitat for Humanity. Harold loved restoring old homes, and working with his hands. He was quick with a smile, and enjoyed telling stories.
Funeral services for Harold will be 12:00 PM, Friday, February 9, 2018 at Pollock-Best Chapel with Pastor Brian Alphin officiating. The family will receive friends from 11-12, prior to the service. Burial will be 2:00 PM, at Gethsemane Memorial Park in Morehead City. Those wishing to offer words of hope and condolences may visit www.pollockbest.com. Memorials, in Harold’s name, may be made to The Salvation Army, 1402 Rhem Ave., New Bern, NC 28560 or www.salvationarmycarolinas.org/newbern; or St. Jude’s Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Pl., Memphis, TN 28105, www.stjude.org.
Harold is survived by his wife of 38 years, Terry Fletcher Walker, of New Bern; his daughters, Sharon Lynn Gulledge (Glen), of Gulfport, MS; Kelly Ann Walker, of Gulfport, MS; Terri Lee Walker, of Eastpointe, MI; his son, Michael C. Walker, of New Bern; his step-daughter, Leigh Anne Fletcher, of New Bern; step-sons, John Paul Fletcher (Wendy), of Havelock; and David Burton Randall, of New Bern. He also leaves behind his sister, Violet W. Forbes, of San Diego, CA; his four grandchildren, six great-grandchildren, two great great-grandchildren, and his four-legged baby, Star.
Pollock-Best Funerals & Cremations is honored to assist the Walker Family.