The Obit For Stan Walker

Stanley James Walker

The Reno Gazette-Journal 1/10/2008.

Stanley James Walker, 86, passed away at his home in Reno on January 1, 2008.

Stan was born and raised in San Mateo, CA. After graduating, Stan‘s love of baseball produced a short career in the Pacific Coast League playing for the San Francisco Seals among other teams.

When WWII broke out, Stan served in the Navy in the Pacific. When the war ended, Stan began a long and rewarding career with United Parcel Service. Upon retirement,

Stan was drawn to Nevada where he enjoyed the downtown scene in Reno as well as Las Vegas. Stan loved life.

He was a kind and generous man whose kindness affected all who knew him. He will be missed greatly.

Stan is preceded in death by his mother, father and sister.

A memorial service will take place on Saturday January 12, 2008 at 3:00 p.m. at the Sneider and Sullivan Funeral Home, 977 South El Camino Real, San Mateo, CA.

Memorial contributions may be made in Stan‘s name to the SPCA and the American Legion of San Mateo, CA.