Charles “Chuck” Loran Walker

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Obituary

Charles Loran “Chuck” Walker was born on February 17, 1962, to Charles and Sherry (Denton) Walker at Canyon, TX. He graduated from Pampa High School and attended West Texas State University. On August 7, 1982 he married Kimberly Gattis in Pampa, Texas. Chuck worked as the Vice President of Marketing and Sales for FirstCare Health Plans for thirty-two years and was a member of the Lubbock Chamber of Commerce Executive Committee. Chuck was a loving husband, father, and a devout follower of his Savior, Jesus Christ. He was kind and respectful towards everyone he encountered. Chuck loved the outdoors. He was always ready for a hunt of any kind. He enjoyed life to the fullest. He will be greatly missed by all who knew him.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Sherry Ann Walker; and son, Jonathan Andrew Walker.

Chuck is survived by his loving wife, Kimberly Karol Walker of Lubbock; children, Bradley Charles Walker and wife, Amber Lee of Hutto; Katelyn Claire Walker, and Mackenzie Grace Walker both of Lubbock; granddaughter, Hailee Brooke Walker; father and step-mother, Charles Dwain and Bobbie Sue Walker of Lubbock; brothers, Rodney Lee Walker of Amarillo, and David Denton Walker of Karnes City, along with numerous nieces and nephews.

Memorials

Memorials are suggested to the Melonie Park Church Missions Fund http://meloniepark.org/ 6602 Indiana Ave., Lubbock, Texas 79413.

Condolences

32 thoughts on “Charles “Chuck” Loran Walker”

  1. Our thoughts, love and prayers are with each of you. We are deeply sorry. What a wonderful man Chuck was.
    In Christ,
    Barbara & Richard Webb

  2. My heart is heavy with sadness for the loss of our dear friend and colleague. Chuck was a man of great character and was greatly respected by all who knew him. I will miss him terribly, but I know I will see him again in the hereafter. May the God of all comfort be with your family during this very difficult time.

  3. Our thoughts and prayers are with the Walker family during this time of sorrow. Chuck was a strong Christian,, a loving family man and a compassionate person and colleague. There are many heavy hearts at FirstCare and throughout the community.

  4. Kim, Kenzi and all the family, My love, prayers and deepest sympathy are with you during this time. Chuck will be greatly missed by all who knew him. He was the kindest man I’ve ever met. May the comfort of the Lord be with all of you.

  5. Carig & Sarah Tanner

    Just a truly Great Guy all the way around. So sorry for the loss and way to soon. Kim and all you are in our thoughts and prayers.

  6. My heart is heavy with the passing of such a good person. Chuck was loved by all and his contributions during his time on earth will live on indefinitely. I am honored to have worked with him and to have been able to call him a friend.

  7. My condolences to the Walker family. My heart is saddened for your loss. Chuck was well respected and loved by the FirstCare family. We will miss him dearly!

  8. Chuck will be missed by many. He was a wonderful man. Sending my condolences to the family- may God wrap His arms around you and give you strength and peace during this time.

  9. Rick and Laura Kopytkiewicz

    Our thoughts and prayers are with the Walker family. Chuck meant a lot to Laura and I. Chuck was a man of his word, great mentor, and dear friend. He will truly be missed by all who crossed paths. God bless.

  10. We are so heartbroken to hear this news and will keep Chuck’s family, friends and colleagues in our prayers during this very difficult time. He was a wonderful person and I am glad to have known him for the last 20 years as a co-worker. It is a very sad time, and you have our sympathy. My God bring us all peace.

  11. My deepest sympathy to the Walker family. Chuck was a remarkable man that touched the lives of so many. He will truly be missed be all that knew him. It was a pleasure and privilege to have worked with him for the past 18 years.

  12. Elizabeth George

    My heart is so crushed by the loss of one of the most amazing people I have come to know. My heartfelt condolences and prayers are with the Walker family. As much of an asset he was to us on this earth, he too will be the greatest asset in his new home!

  13. Kim and McKenzie thinking of you
    At this time . Chuck was such a great family man and it always was shown on his smile at McKenzie performances .
    Sending prayers your way. God Bless you and your family.

  14. Alicha Christopher

    I have worked with and for Chuck for many years, I have always known him to be a fair and honest man., a true man of his word. My deepest sympathy and prayers for the entire Walker family, his friends and his FirstCare family.

  15. Chuck was a great person all around and I am glad to have known him if only for a short while with me working here at FirstCare for over 3 years. My heartfelt condolences and prayers are with the Walker family and all who knew him. He will be greatly missed!

  16. Kim,
    Our prayers are with you and the family during this difficult time. My thoughts have been with you all day since being called today. He was a great man and I was blessed to have him in my life.
    Chuck is in a better place prepared for him by his heavenly father. Our savior will comfort you and your family. Matt 5:4.

  17. Pat and Don Ballard

    I will remember the twinkle in his eyes when he smiled, the warmth of his caring for his family and those he worked with, and his strong integrity. He was “Chuck”…….and we loved him.

  18. Kim and family,
    You all are in our prayers during this very difficult time. He was a wonderful person and I am glad to have known him for the last 21 years as a co-worker, fellow hunter and follower of Christ. I always had a great time with him and Brad over 15 years at the deer lease with many laughs and jokes of course . He made FirstCare a great place to work. It is a very sad time, and you have our sympathy. We pray for God’s comfort for your family.

  19. My thoughts and prayers are with the Walker family during this difficult time. The sudden loss of Chuck should remind us all to cherish each day and live it like it is your last, take time to let your loved ones know how much you care. I had the privilege of working with Chuck at Firstcare for over 18 years, he was a man of integrity and a great friend to all that had the good fortune to know him. He is watching over his family who will some day reunite with them in the ever after but until then Chuck will remain alive in our hearts and memories

  20. Kim and Kenzie I am so sad to hear this. Hugs, love and prayers for Gods mighty arms to hold you tight!!!

  21. Kim, We are so shocked and saddened to hear of Chuck’s passing. We know where he is and that we’ll see him again, but grieving for your family in such a sudden loss. Our love, thoughts and prayers are for you and your family during this difficult time. We wish we could be with you today to hug you. Love, Ruth and Bill Thames

  22. Had the pleasure of meeting Chuck last year at The Lubbock Heart Ball. He was the kindest person . I also met his daughter and wife Kim. Although I don’t know the Walker family as well as others I am deeply saddened and I pray for Chuck’s family . Chuck I know you are in Heaven watching over your family and friends. You will be greatly missed. Peace be with you and you family.

  23. Condolences to the bereaved family of Chuck. Love and prayers from Surigao City, PH family. Chuck eternally rest in peace with our Saviour.

  24. To Chuck’s family,
    I had the honor and privilege of working with Chuck for 2.5 years when I ran Firstcare. I can say without hesitation that Chuck was among the finest people I have ever worked with and he was always a ready ear, a man with steady advice, and quick with a retort to a bad joke I might tell. He was a great leader, who led with love from his heart, and he touched all around him in many ways. He made me a better person just to know him and I am deeply saddened at his passing. Know that he touched us all in so many ways- big and small – and he was a shining example of walking his faith every day. I deeply admired him and will always treasure our time working together.

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