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Melvin Douglas Walker
Feb. 13, 1946 Nov. 21, 2009
Melvin Douglas Walker, 63, of Tehachapi, died Nov. 21 at San Joaquin Community Hospital in Bakersfield. Visitation will be held from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Dec. 2 at Whitehurst, Norton & Dias. Graveside services will be held at 3 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 3 at Lakewood Memorial Park, 900 Santa Fe Ave., Hughson. Burial will be at Lakewood Memorial Park.
Melvin was born Feb. 13, 1946, in Turlock. He was a carpenter for 30 years. He was a member of the Dunkard Brethren Church of Modesto. He graduated from Turlock High School and he enjoyed woodworking.
He is survived by his son, Douglas Walker of Mansfield, Mo.; daughters, Michelle Griffith of El Dorado, Kansas and Annetta Long of Long Lane, Mo.; brothers, Eugene Walker of Ceres and Henry Walker of Waterford; and one granddaughter. He was preceded in death by brothers, James Walker and Oliver (Bob) Walker in 2006.
Memorial contributions may be made to Dunkard Brethren Building Fund, 525 W. Grayson Rd., Modesto, CA 95358.