Fred “Lawrence” Walker

Fred “Lawrence” Walker, age 87 of DuBois, PA, died Wednesday, December 16, 2020, at Penn Highlands DuBois Hospital.

Born on May 8, 1933, in Sykesville, PA, he was the son of the late Fred R. and Mary E (Fox) Walker.

He married Erma (Sherry) Walker. She preceded him in death on April 1, 2013. He then married Donna J. (Tudor) Gearhart Walker. She survives.

He was a veteran of the United States Army.

Lawrence was a self-employed mason for many years.

He attended the DuBois Alliance Church. Above all, he loved being with his family and extended family.

Lawrence is survived by 3 children, Fred E. Walker & his wife Patricia of DuBois, PA, Charles E. Walker & his wife Donna of New Oxford, PA, and Sherry Armstrong & her husband Stephan of Watsontown, PA; 2 step children, John “Bud” Gearhart & his wife Marrianne of DuBois, PA, and Joann Yohe & her husband Randy of Reynoldsville, PA; 17 grandchildren and 21 great grandchildren; and 4 brothers, Glen, Marlin, Benjamin, and Kenneth Walker.

He was preceded in death by 2 sisters, Sylvia Kitchner and Shirley Larimer.

Due to our current circumstances a private family visitation and funeral service will be held from the DuBois Alliance Church with Pastor Bruce Ward officiating.

The service will be livestreamed on Saturday, December 19, 2020 at 1:00 PM and can be viewed by going to or searching DuBois Alliance Church on You Tube.

Burial will be in Lakelawn Memorial Park.

Memorials may be made to DuBois Alliance Church, 1004 South Main Street, DuBois, PA 15801.

The Baronick Funeral Home & Crematorium, Inc. is in charge of arrangements.

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