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, Stans
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.
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 Stans name to the SPCA and
the American Legion of San Mateo, CA.