Joe “Dale” Walker
May 27, 1952 – January 24, 2013

Aumsville – Dale, 60, died January 24 in Salem. He was born in Ray, AZ., growing up in both Arizona and Oklahoma before moving to the Turner/Aumsville area in 1968. Dale graduated from Cascade High School in 1970. He worked as a truck driver for 20 years for ALS. Dale enjoyed attending his grandchildren’s events, fishing, hunting, camping, riding quads, and being with family and friends. He married Arlene Crabtree on April 2, 1971 in Turner.

Dale is survived by his wife: Arlene of Aumsville; son: Darian (Tami) Walker of Stayton; brothers: Charles Walker of AZ., and Darrel Walker of OK.; sisters: Lolita Stout and Linda Spears both of OK., Carolyn Coder and Ellen Severn both of Turner and Christine Kinzer of Stayton; granddaughters; Bryanna, Kelsie, Sidney and Mylie Jo. He was preceded in death by his parents, Joe & Waneta, son, Michael, brother, Dave, and sister, Barbara.

Dale’s family would like to thank all the doctors and nurses at both Salem Hospital and Kaiser Permanente for the wonderful care given to Dale, as well as all the family and friends support. A Celebration of Life will be Saturday, February 2, 2013 at 11:00 am at Oregon Christian Conference and Resort Center in Turner. Serving the family, North Santiam Funeral Service, Stayton.


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