Rhea Lee Walker, Jr. – Virginia Beach
Rhea Lee Walker, Jr., 97, died September 28, 2011 in Sentara Leigh Hospital. He was born June 11, 1914 in Norfolk, Virginia. Rhea was a graduate of Maury High School Class of 1932. He attended the Norfolk Division of William and Mary/Virginia Tech and played on the football team from 1932 to 1934. Rhea worked for 50 years with HaIl Hodges Company, retiring as Vice President. Rhea was a Founder and Charter Member of Community United Methodist Church. He was a past Master of Owens Lodge, past President of the Builders and Contractors Exchange, past President of the Cosmopolitan Club, member of the Kempsville Ruritan Club, member of the Princess Anne Country Club and served on the Planning Commission of Princess Anne County. He was predeceased by his wife of 7l years Nellie Carrow Walker. He is survived by two sons; Rhea L. Walker, Ill and wife Patricia of Walters, Va. and Robert R. Walker and wife Cindy of Virginia Beach; a grandson, Lee B. Walker of Virginia Beach; three grand-daughters, Byerley W. Myers and husband James of Chesterfield, Va., Jennifer L. Walker of Virginia Beach, and Lindsey D. Scanlon and husband Rick of Stafford, Va; two great grandchildren, Bailey and Banks Myers.
A Memorial Service will be held at Community United Methodist Church, 1072 Old Kempsville Road, Virginia Beach, Va. at 10:30 am Friday October 14, 2011. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can he made to Community United Methodist Church or to a charity of one’s choice. Online condolences may be expressed at www.cremate.org.