W. Reid Walker, 89, of Post Falls, Idaho, upheld divided Sunday, Feb. 12, 2017. He was innate Dec. 11, 1927, in Faribault, Minn., to Jim Walker and Ruby Prinzing Walker. He was a firstborn of 6 children. Reid lived in Squaw Bay, Harrison and Carlin Bay, Coeur d’Alene while flourishing up. He rode horseback to propagandize each day, holding his 4 brothers and one sister with him on dual horses. He left propagandize after eighth class to work with his father.
In 1946, during age 18, Reid assimilated a U.S. Army. After he finished training as an automotive automechanic and complicated apparatus operator, he was stationed in Okinawa, Japan, to offer in a cleanup efforts during a finish of World War II.
He met Judy Foster in Atlanta 3 months before withdrawal for Japan, and they were married on May 1, 1947. They had 3 daughters and after adopted a fourth. In a early years, Reid worked collect as a mix driver, tractor automechanic and worked a apple harvest. He and his family lived in Clarkston for 20 years. He logged for Potlatch Forests Inc. and worked for a city of Coeur d’Alene off and on until he became full time. Reid continued to work for a city of Coeur d’Alene for 32 years and late as a city travel superintendent during age 55.
Reid was an zealous outdoorsman who desired hunting, camping, motorcycling (dirt bikes and travel bikes), snowmobiling, four-wheeling, H2O skiing and boating. He acquired many trophies from racing, and some-more than 20 varieties of diversion animals and birds graced a walls of their home. As he began to give adult some of his outside activities, he and Judy mostly would go for a expostulate and a cruise lunch in a mountains.
Reid is survived by his wife, Judy Walker; and 3 of his daughters, Rita Walker, Judy Draggoo and Rhonda McQuary; many grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He also is survived by brothers Bruce Walker and Dan Walker.
A commemorative use will be hold during 10 a.m. Saturday during Bell Tower Funeral Home, 3398 E. Jenalan Ave., Post Falls, Idaho. The family would like to appreciate River City Hospice for their merciful caring of Reid. Please share your thoughts and memories of Reid in his online commemorative during www.belltowerfuneralhome.com.