Danny Ray Walker, 50 - Munday

Danny Ray Walker, 50, of Munday WV, passed away unexpectedly at his home on September 29, 2012.

He was born on December 20, 1961, a son of Irvin and Kathryn Walker.

He graduated from Calhoun County High School in 1980. Danny worked in the oil fields most of his life for the family owned business, Walker Well Service, operating a hot oil truck and was very well known throughout the oil fields in Ohio, Kentucky, Pennsylvania and West Virginia.

In addition to his parents he is survived by his wife of 17 years, Barbara Jo; his paternal grandmother Olga Ferrell; one brother Mark (Emma) Walker all of Big Bend WV; his father-in-law Bill (Linda) Dotson of Parkersburg WV; brother-in-law Billy Dotson of Slate WV; sister-in-law Tammy (Carl) Brandges of Parkersburg.

Also surviving are his niece Sara (Christopher) Doak and their daughter Olivia, Danny's great niece, all of Pennsboro; niece Katie Jo Walker of Welch WV; nephew Jake (Bobbie) Walker of Big Bend; nephew Alan (Ashley) Dotson and their son Izac, great nephew of Danny, of Parkersburg; nephew Ryan (Elizabeth) Dotson and their son and daughter, Kate and Little Ryan, great niece and nephew of Danny, all of Slate; and special nephew Patrick (April) Brick and their four daughters and special great nieces of Danny's whom he adored, Hayleigh, Makenzie, Hannah and Makala all of Parkersburg.

Danny was preceded in death by his brother, David in 1975; maternal grandparents, Oren and Maxine Parks; paternal grandfather Carl Walker; and step-grandfather, Russell Ferrell.

Danny enjoyed life to the fullest, was loved by all and will be sadly missed by his family and friends.

Services will be held at the Full Gospel Lighthouse Church at Big Bend, WV, Thursday October 4, 2012 at 1:00 p.m. Friends may call at the church from 11:00 a.m. until the time of the services. Mark Ledbetter will officiate with burial to follow in the Big Bend Cemetery. The Stump Funeral Home of Grantsville is in charge of arrangements.