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Leroy M. Walker

May 18, 1978 - October 28, 2021

Leroy M. Walker, age 43, of Dover, DE, formerly of Newark, DE, passed away on Thursday, October 28, 2021.

Born in Wilmington, DE, on May 18, 1978, he was the son of the late Richard L. and Florence E. (Edwards) Walker.

Leroy attended Christiana High School and graduated from Groves High School. Throughout his career, Leroy worked for various businesses. He married his high school sweetheart and together they raised their 3 sons and later their grandson, Trevor, who was pop’s little buddy.

Leroy enjoyed working on cars and spending time with his family, especially on family vacations. He will always be remembered for his patient, quiet strength, and being a gentle giant.

In addition to his loving wife of 16 years, Elena L. (Temple) Walker, Leroy will be dearly missed by his sons, Christopher, Derrik, and Nathan Walker; grandson, Trevor Walker; and granddaughter, Isabella Walker.

A visitation for family and friends will be held from 2:00 pm until 3:30 pm on Saturday, November 6, 2021 at the Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE, where a time of sharing will begin at 3:30 pm. Face coverings will be required for all those in attendance. Interment will be held privately.

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3 Condolences for Leroy M. Walker

  • I just wanted to say that he was a good man and a good friend I will miss him

  • My heart goes out to the Walker family. Jevon, jeleeza and Joanthony and Pete and I have you in our prayers. My condolences, such a great man, that we had the pleasure of meeting and living next door to each for so many years. Rest in peace!

  • I’m in still in shock. I cant find my words and still cant fanthom why death could be so cruel to the nicest people. You left a great legacy my good friend. If there’s a word to describe you; you were literally a “family-man” who loved his family so much. Rest well in perfect peace my friend.