In Memory of

Stephen Vincent Walker

September 8, 1948 - January 7, 2022

Obituary

Stephen “Steve” Walker of Lee’s Summit, MO passed away on January 7, 2022. He was born September 8, 1948 in Washington, IN where he lived until joining the Marine Corp from 1967-1970, serving two tours in Vietnam.

He returned to the US after his service and moved to Kansas City where he worked for the United States Postal Service for over 50 years until the time of his passing. He enjoyed being outdoors, fishing, and gardening but also took pride in his work and family.

He was a Life Member and Past Post Commander VFW 5789 in Lee’s Summit. ( 1997-1999 )

He was preceded in death by his mother Wilma Walker, father Vincent Walker, and brother John Walker.

He is survived by three younger siblings – Jill, Mark and Paul, four children – Amy, Danny, Jeff and Mike, five grandchildren – Hailey, Hannah, Tyler, Christopher and Willow, and his wife, Mary Anne.

Visitation will be at Langsford Funeral Home 115 SW 3rd St, Lee’s Summit, MO on Thursday January 13 at 6-8pm. Rosary will start at 6:00 p.m.

Funeral mass is planned Friday January 14 at 10 a.m. at Our Lady of the Presentation Catholic Church, 130 NW Murray Rd, Lee’s Summit, MO with burial following at Floral Hills Cemetery, Lee’s Summit, MO.

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I posted this on Facebook when I learned of Steve’s death. A friend thought I should post here for his family to see. The Post Office won’t be the same without him.

I debated about this post. I learned today that one of my favorites at the post office died in his sleep. I am there every day so they are all my friends. He was a Vietnam veteran. Our post office is plastered with pictures of a number of vets. It’s started for veterans day and they just stopped taking them down. His pic is right by his station. I can’t tell you how much I loved it when I got served by him. Phoenix (my grandson) loved him. He had been on leave to care for his sick wife so I hadn’t seen him in a while. I will miss him and always think of him when I go in. Rest peacefully my friend Steve. You left this little piece of overland Park so much better because of your service.

Visitation

Thursday, January 13, 2022
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM Rosary at 6:00 PM
Langsford Funeral Home
115 SW 3rd St
Lee’s Summit, MO 64063

Services

Friday, January 14, 2022
10:00 PM
Our Lady of the Presentation Catholic Church
130 NW Murray Road
Lee's Summit, MO 64081