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Marion E. “M.E.” Walker, 81, Flat Rock,

Marion E. “M.E.” Walker, 81, Flat Rock, passed away peacefully Thursday morning Oct. 3, 2013 at his residence. By his side was his loving and devoted wife of 29 years, Vivian L. (Riley) Walker, whom he married Sept. 14, 1984 in Blytheville, Ark.

M.E. was born on Oct. 11, 1931 at home on Haggard Road in Brown County  to the late Carl Marion and Opal Marie (Haggard) Walker. He was a 1950 graduate of Morgantown High School and went on to serve as an airman first class with the 407th Air Refueling Squadron of the United States Air Force during the Korean Conflict. He also was a graduate of the aircraft and engine school of the Air Force. M.E. was proud to be a veteran and to have been a service technician for the B-29 bomber airplanes during the conflict. 

M.E. retired in 1975 as a service and sales representative for the Chevrolet Motor Division after 22 years of service. He also was a retired farmer, farming in southern Johnson County for over 29 years. M.E. attended Old Union United Church of Christ in Edinburgh and was a lifetime member of the Shelbyville VFW Post 2695. He enjoyed spending time with his family, traveling with his wife in their camper trailer and horseback riding. M.E. was a fan of the Indianapolis Colts, Indiana University men’s basketball and NASCAR.

He is survived by his wife; children, Michael E. (Kellie) Bowers of Indianapolis, Melessa E. Walker of Ft. Wayne, Jeffery Michael Deiwert of Flat Rock and Richard (Dawn) Deiwert Jr. of Hope; siblings, Donald L. Walker of Hudson, Fla., Judith C. Miller of Whiteland and Curtis G. Walker of Trafalgar. M.E. will be remembered by his five grandchildren, Rick and Matt Deiwert, Kristal Baker, Jessica and Dana Bowers; four great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

The Rev. J. Kirby Rupp will conduct a funeral service at 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 5 at Meredith-Clark Funeral Home Cremation & Personalization Center, 179 E. Mulberry Street in Morgantown. 

Friends can call from 2 p.m. until time of service Saturday, Oct. 5 at the funeral home. Burial will be at East Hill Cemetery in Morgantown with Military Graveside Rites.  

Memorial contributions can be sent in honor of M.E. to the Shelby County Animal Shelter, 705 Hale Road, Shelbyville, IN 46176. 

Expressions of caring and kindness can be made to the Walker family at

meredith-clark.com.

  • December 20
    Live band at dance barn
    6 p.m. Mike's Dance Barn, 2277 State Road 46 West
  • December 20
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • December 20
    Dave Miller at Abe Martin Lodge
    5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Abe Martin Lodge, Brown County State Park
  • December 20
    'Gone Girl' at the Playhouse
    1 p.m., 4 p.m., 7 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
  • December 20
    Railroad museum features model Christmas trains
    1 to 7 p.m. BC RR Museum, 18 W. Three Story Hill Road, Fruitdale
  • December 21
    'Gone Girl' at the Playhouse
    1 p.m., 4 p.m., 7 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
  • December 21
    Railroad museum features model Christmas trains
    1 to 7 p.m. BC RR Museum, 18 W. Three Story Hill Road, Fruitdale
  • December 23
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • December 24
    Nashville government offices CLOSED
  • December 24
    Christmas Eve Communion service at Becks Grove church
    7 p.m. Becks Grove Christian Church, 8009 Becks Grove Road
  • December 24
    Candlelight service at Helmsburg church Christmas Eve
    7 p.m. Brown County Community Church, 2370 Main St., Helmsburg
  • December 24
    Candlelight service set for Christmas Eve
    6:30 p.m. Country Gospel Music Church, 5181 State Road 46 East
  • December 24
    Cordry church hosts candlelight service Christmas Eve
    7 p.m. Church of the Lakes, 8844 Nineveh Road
  • December 25
    Government Offices CLOSED
  • December 26
    Bingo
    6 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • December 26
    Brown County Government Offices CLOSED
  • December 27
    Bingo
    6 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • December 27
    Live band at dance barn
    7:30 p.m. Mike's Dance Barn, 2277 State Road 46 West
  • December 29
    Jackson Township Board
    7 p.m. Jackson Township Board, Trustee's Office, 5765 Carmel Ridge Road