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Richard Walker

December 30, 1943 — August 1, 2021

Hillsboro

Richard H. Walker, age 77, of Hillsboro, passed away Sunday night, August 1, 2021 at Heartland of Hillsboro.

He was born December 30, 1943 in Hillsboro, Ohio, son of the late Ralph and Lois Lillian (Redkey) Walker.

He was a  graduate of Whiteoak High School class of 1961, where he was very active in F.F.A. and graduated from University of Cincinnati in 1972. He was a United States Air Force Veteran and a member of New Life Church and Ministries. Richard had been a long time dairy farmer in the community.

Surviving are his brother, Jerry (Nita) Walker of Hillsboro, three sisters, Joyce Proffitt of Reading, Nancy Rhoads of Cincinnati, and Connie (Bob) Schienda of Manchester, CT, and many nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, Richard was preceded in death by his sisters, Mary Stratton, Janet Walker, Carolyn Kay McLaughlin, and stillborn sister, Anita Walker.

Funeral Services will be held at Rhoads-Edgington Funeral Home, 138 E. Main St. Hillsboro, Friday, August 6, 2021 at 10:00 am with Rev. Bill Bowman.  Interment will follow in the Sugartree Ridge Cemetery, Sugartree Ridge, Ohio where the Highland County Honor Guard will accord full military honors.

Friends will be received at the funeral home onThursday, August 5, 2021 from 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm.

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Visitation

Thursday, August 5, 2021

5:00 - 7:00 pm (Eastern time)

Rhoads-Edgington Funeral Home

138 E. Main St., Hillsboro, OH 45133

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Funeral Service

Friday, August 6, 2021

Starts at 10:00 am (Eastern time)

Rhoads-Edgington Funeral Home

138 E. Main St., Hillsboro, OH 45133

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