Gary Walker went to be with the Lord Jan. 7, 2020, in Flagstaff. He was born June 30, 1969, to Colin Kelly Walker and Lisa Miller in McNary. He was raised on the Fort Apache Indian Reservation in Whiteriver.
Gary enjoyed working with the Cowboy Association because he absolutely loved horses. He also enjoyed working with his crew as he was a wild land firefighter. He thoroughly enjoyed the outdoors and loved being Smokey Bear for the Forestry Service.
Gary is survived by his companion, Crystal Larzelere; children: Bethany Dunlap, Joshua Walker and Mikey Walker; sisters: Lucinda Walker, Monica Johnson, Troylrne Burnette, Norma Kinney Priscella Kinney and Jolena Baha; brothers: Kelly Walker, Conrad Suttlr and Raymus Patten.
He was preceded in death by his mom, Lisa Miller; dad Colin Kelly Walker; daughters, Elizabeth and Samantha Walker and Shanae Clendon.
He will be brought back for a one night wake starting at 10 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 16, at Lonesome Dove, 2712 Meadow Street #15 in Fort Apache. Funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, Jan. 17, at the Whiteriver Miracle Church in Whiteriver. Graveside will follow the service.
Silver Creek Mortuary handled arrangements. To share condolences with the Walker family, visit www.silvercreekmortuary.net.