Walker, Ray “House”

Ray Lee “House” Walker, 58, of Portales, died Friday, Feb. 10, 2006, at Heartland Continuing Care Center in Portales.

He was born May 22, 1947, in Gilmer, Texas, to Robert Jr. Walker and Mary Louise Walker.

He was preceded in death by his father; two sisters, Dorothy Louise Walker and Barbara Ann Walker; and a son, Eddie Johnson.

He is survived by his mother, Mary Louise Walker of Clovis; eight brothers, Robert and James Walker, both of Clovis, Jimmy Walker of Amarillo, Larry Walker of Alaska, Charles Walker of Salt Lake City, Utah, Freddie Walker of Friona, R.M. Walker of Colorado and Jerry Walker of Hereford; three sisters, Glenda Walker of Clovis, Brenda Sanders of Lubbock and Dee Ross of Arlington, Texas; six sons, Virgil Walker of Colorado, Merrill Walker of Austin, Texas, Gaylon Walker of Fort Worth, Texas, and Mitchell, Anthony and Ken Walker, all of Lubbock; a daughter, Trina Walker of Austin, Texas; 14 grandchildren; and a host of relatives and friends.

Pallbearers will be Virgil, R.M., Jerry and James Walker, Phrod Sanders and Richard Ross.

Honorary pallbearers will be Philip Sanders, Dewayne Young, and Clarence Sanders.

Pastor Maurice Monson will officiate.

Burial will be at Lawn Haven Memorial Gardens.

Arrangements are by Steed-Todd Funeral Home.