87S11111 JRI-D
  By: Paddie H.R. No. 49
         WHEREAS, A full and generous life drew to a close with the
  passing of Edgar Curtis Walker of Jefferson on June 25, 2021, at the
  age of 90; and
         WHEREAS, Born on February 14, 1931, in Rosenberg, Ed Walker
  was the son of Luther and Juanita Walker and grew up with the
  companionship of his brother, Bob; he graduated from Pine Tree High
  School in 1949, and after a year in college, he answered his
  nation's call to duty, serving in the U.S. Navy for four years; and
         WHEREAS, In 1966, Mr. Walker enrolled in the 18th Texas Game
  Warden Training Academy, and he subsequently embarked on a long and
  rewarding career as a game warden; an avid outdoorsman, he loved to
  fish and hunt; and
         WHEREAS, Mr. Walker and his first wife, Rosemary Walker,
  shared a fulfilling marriage that spanned nearly five decades
  before her death; they were blessed with three children, Mike,
  Charlotte, and Eddie, and with the passing years, their family grew
  to include six grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren; in
  2003, he married Pat Walker, and they enjoyed 16 years together
  before her death in 2020; and
         WHEREAS, Although Ed Walker will be deeply missed, he has
  left his family and friends with a wealth of memories that they will
  forever treasure; now, therefore, be it
         RESOLVED, That the House of Representatives of the 87th Texas
  Legislature, 1st Called Session, hereby pay tribute to the memory
  of Edgar Curtis Walker and extend sincere sympathy to the members of
  his family: to his children, Mike Walker and his wife, Carol,
  Charlotte Garcia and her husband, Agustin, and Eddie Walker and his
  wife, Pat; to his grandchildren, James Walker and his wife, Meagan,
  Terra Croley and her husband, Jeff, Melissa Armenta and her
  husband, Joe, Jon Eric Garcia and his wife, Loreta, Sara Walker, and
  Chad Walker; to his great-grandchildren, Remington, Walker, Tyler,
  Gabriel, Jacob, Caleb, Lucas, and Carter; to his stepchildren,
  Chuck Bailey, Mary Carpenter, and Rebecca Wampler; to his
  sister-in-law, Jean Cox; to his nieces, Rae Hoffacher and Karen
  Wheeler; and to his other relatives and friends; and, be it further
         RESOLVED, That an official copy of this resolution be
  prepared for his family and that when the Texas House of
  Representatives adjourns this day, it do so in memory of Ed Walker.