Kenneth B. WalkerJanuary 10,2013Kenneth B. Walker Rites
BENSON — The funeral service for Kenneth Braman Walker, 81, of Rutland and formerly of Benson, who died Sunday, Jan. 6, 2013, was held Tuesday, Jan. 8, at United Church of Benson.
The Rev. James Hogan, pastor of Hydeville Baptist Church, officiated.
The organist was Carol Richards and Chadlynne Hannigan was vocalist.
Words of remembrance were by Joshua Spaulding, Caleb Allen and Kevin Walker.
Honorary bearers were David and Timothy Cahill, James Ruby, Joshua Spaulding, Caleb Allen, Walter Coutermarsh Jr. and Malcolm Walker.
Burial will be at a later date in Fairview Cemetery in Benson.
Memorial contributions may be made to American Diabetes Association, 249 Canal St., Manchester, NH 03101; or Parkinson’s Disease Foundation, 1359 Broadway, Suite 1509, New York, NY 10018, www.pdf.org.
Arrangements were under the direction of the Aldous Funeral Home.
- Most Popular
- Most Emailed
- RICHARD'S POOR ALMANACK: On this day 1739, 'Richard Palmer' identified in prison at York Castle as the notorious outlaw DICK TURPIN; IN 1836, Battle of the Alamo begins near San Antonio de Bexar, Texas; 1896, the Tootsie Roll invented by LEO HIRSCHFELD.
- RICHARD'S POOR ALMANACK: On this day in 1472, Orkney, Shetland islands put up as collateral by Norway to Scotland in lieu of dowry for MARGARET OF DENMARK on her marriage with JAMES III, king of Scotland; 1962, JOHN GLENN first American to orbit Earth.
- TOMORROW'S HEADLINES TODAY: City mayoral candidates debate campaign issues; Hartford, Conn., woman still missing; Neal Goswami reports attempts to legislate suicide; local woman loses 100 pounds through TOPS program.
- RICHARD'S POOR ALMANACK: On this day in 1878, JOHN TUNSTALL murdered near Lincoln, New Mexico, by the outlaw JESSE EVANS; in 1930, ELM FARM OLLIE first cow to fly in aircraft, first to be milked airborne; 1955, nuke test WASP; '79, snow in Sahara.
- TOMORROW'S HEADLINES TODAY: Rutland Herald News Editor Alan J. Keays and staff writer Gordon Dritschilo discuss stories planned for the February 18, 2015, edition of the newspaper: Winter budgets maxed, legal marijuana, Springfield bank job, USPS slowdown
- RICHARD'S POOR ALMANACK: On this day in 1249 AD, ANDRE of LONGJUMEAU is dispatched by LOUIS IX of France to meet the KHAGAN, ruler of the Mongol Empire; in 1804, during 1st Barbary War, STEPHEN DECATUR scuttles the pirate-held USS Philadelphia in Tripoli.