Valentine Forester Walkup
Wed 28 Jul 1962
Robert A. "Bob" Walkup
SSGT US AIR FORCE KOREA
Dorchester - Robert A. "Bob" Walkup, 62, of Henrietta, Texas, and
formerly of Dorchester, died Thursday at a Wichita Falls hospital.
Services were held Saturday in the Church of Christ in Henrietta
with Ken Conkling officiating.
Graveside services were held Saturday in Collinsville Cemetery.
Davis Funeral Home of Henrietta had charge of arrangements.
Mr. Walkup was born in Grayson County and was a graduate of Dorchester
High School. He received a bachelor of science degree in agriculture
from Abilene Christian University. On July 28, 1962, he married Valentine
Forester in Sweetwater.
During the Korean conflict, he was a staff sergeant in the U.S.
Air Force. He was a range conservationist with the United States Department
He was a deacon in the church of Christ, past district governor
of the 2E-1 Lions Club, and a former director of the Henrietta and Clay
County Chamber of Commerce. In 1972, he was named Outstanding Citizen
in Brackettville. He served as soil conservationist in Coleman from
1960-1967. In 1975, he was named "Outstanding Aggie from ACU."
Surviving are his wife; daughter, Camille of Henrietta; and .....(clipping
By Elaine Nall Bay & Patricia Nall
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