Rest in Peace Hank Walker, Romeo ’71

Henry Mazyck “Hank” Walker CHARLESTON, SC

Henry Mazyck “Hank” Walker, 65, of Peas Island, Charleston, South Carolina, husband of Linda Oltmann Walker, entered into eternal rest Wednesday, March 12, 2014. The family will receive friends Sunday from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. in J. HENRY STUHR, INC., WEST ASHLEY CHAPEL, 3360 Glenn McConnell Parkway. A Celebration of Life service will be held at a later date. Hank was born May 27, 1948 in Queens, New York, son of the late King Walker and Kathleen Hart Walker. He graduated from James Island High School, where he played football. He also graduated from The Citadel in 1971, where he progressed through the ranks of CPL, SGT, & 2nd Lt in Romeo Company. Hank was an avid sports fan, especially of The Citadel football team. He loved music, particularly since his father was a musician. As a matter of fact, Hank’s father and mother were introduced to each other by Frank Sinatra himself. Frank Sinatra was Hank’s favorite singer. Having lived his life on Peas Island (just before Folly Beach), he was affectionately known as “The Prince of Peas Island”. Hank was a “character”. He would always “have your back” . . . he was like Tony Montana. He had a very special heart that he did not allow everyone to see. To his friends, Hank was a little slice of Heaven . . . no one will ever replace him. He will be sorely missed by all who knew him. Hank was a retired used car manager with Palmetto Ford and was a member of Lighthouse Church. He is survived by his wife, Linda Walker of Charleston, SC; a daughter, Tiffany DiPrima of Folly Beach, SC; and several nieces and nephews. In Lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in memory of Hank to The Citadel Athletics Department, 171 Moultrie Street, Charleston, SC 29409 or Pet Helpers, 1447 Folly Road, James Island, SC 29412. A memorial message may be sent to the family by visiting our website at http://www.jhenrystuhr.com. Visit our guestbook at http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/ charleston – See more at: http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/charleston/obituary.aspx?n=henry-mazyck-walker&pid=170148618&fhid=23129#sthash.w6SXMvYz.dpuf

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