Obituaries

Charles Heiston
B: 1937-07-10
D: 2018-02-15
View Details
Heiston, Charles
Merle Burge
B: 1955-03-25
D: 2018-02-15
View Details
Burge, Merle
Richard Musser
B: 1925-12-08
D: 2018-02-07
View Details
Musser, Richard
Merle Walk
B: 1943-03-25
D: 2018-01-31
View Details
Walk, Merle
Amanda Mank
B: 1981-06-09
D: 2018-01-30
View Details
Mank, Amanda
Jayne Kelly
B: 1924-10-17
D: 2018-01-25
View Details
Kelly, Jayne
Sarah Lyter
B: 1985-02-18
D: 2018-01-23
View Details
Lyter, Sarah
Judi Druckemiller Smith
B: 1961-11-15
D: 2018-01-22
View Details
Druckemiller Smith, Judi
Harold Diedrich
B: 1928-10-14
D: 2018-01-21
View Details
Diedrich, Harold
Neal Demskie
B: 1949-12-23
D: 2018-01-17
View Details
Demskie, Neal
David Hunter
B: 1948-09-15
D: 2018-01-14
View Details
Hunter, David
James Carson
B: 1949-07-02
D: 2018-01-13
View Details
Carson, James
Robert Wray
B: 1927-05-18
D: 2018-01-13
View Details
Wray, Robert
Eugene Bishop
B: 1934-08-22
D: 2018-01-11
View Details
Bishop, Eugene
James Abbott
B: 1926-09-17
D: 2018-01-10
View Details
Abbott, James
Charles Warfel
B: 1927-04-15
D: 2018-01-09
View Details
Warfel, Charles
Andrea Wolfkiel
B: 1949-06-20
D: 2018-01-04
View Details
Wolfkiel, Andrea
Gary Baker
B: 1936-11-09
D: 2018-01-02
View Details
Baker, Gary
Deborah Sauers
B: 1949-04-06
D: 2018-01-01
View Details
Sauers, Deborah
Terry McLucas
B: 1951-04-09
D: 2017-12-31
View Details
McLucas, Terry
Dolly Davis
B: 1940-04-22
D: 2017-12-24
View Details
Davis, Dolly

Search

Use the form above to find your loved one. You can search using the name of your loved one, or any family name for current or past services entrusted to our firm.

Click here to view all obituaries
Search Obituaries
120 Logan St.
Lewistown, PA 17044
Phone: 717-248-5486
Fax: 717-248-2277
Merle  Walk
In Memory of
Merle S. Walk
1943 - 2018
Memorial Candle Tribute From
Barr Funeral Home Inc.
"We are pleased to provide this Book of Memories to the family."
View full message >>>

Obituary for Merle S. Walk

Merle  S. Walk
Merle S. Walk, 74, of McClure, ended his journey here on earth at 5:35 a.m. on Wednesday January 31, 2018.
Born March 25, 1943 in Palmerton, he was the son of the late Samuel and May (Gower) Walk.
Merle is survived by his loving wife, Faye (Krum) Walk, whom he married on June 16, 1972. He is also survived by his children, Troy Neff, Rhonda (Walk) Pupo and her husband Scott, all of Lewistown, siblings, Jerry Walk of Little Gap, and Geraldine Greenzweig and husband Lester of Parryville, grandchildren, Zachary Neff, Garrett Neff, Tricia Neff, Makenza Neff, Evan Pupo, Leah Pupo, Marcella Pupo, and Jaxon Pupo, 3 Great-Grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Merle was a devoted father and husband. Merle and Faye would have celebrated their 46th wedding anniversary this year.
Merle was a graduate of Palmerton High School, Palmerton, Pa. After graduation he enlisted in the U.S. Army serving in the Vietnam War. He was a soldier to the core, military suited his sense of order and code of loyalty. His loyalty, diligence and devotion to duty were in keeping with the highest traditions of the military service. He kept up with his army buddies throughout his life. He was a member of the 1st Battalion 27th Infantry Wolfhounds "NEC ASPERA TERRANT". He was awarded Purple Heart with 1st Oak Leaf Cluster, Vietnam Service Medal with Bronze Service Star Badge, Vietnam Campaign Medal, Combat Infantryman Badge, National Defense Service Medal and Bronze Star Medal.
After his service in the military, Merle moved to Lewistown where he was General Manager of Scotty's Fashions for over 30 years.
Merle had a passion for fishing and Hunting. He was Secretary and member of the Raystown Striper Club for many years where he won numerous awards and trophies. He was a member of Loyal Order of the Moose, American Legion and VFW.
The family will accept visitation Saturday, February 10, 2018 at Barr Funeral Home Inc. and Crematory, 120 Logan Street Lewistown, from 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. and memorial services to follow at 3:00 p.m. In honor of Merle's life and military service, we will conclude the memorial with a rendering of military funeral honors.
Memorial contributions, in lieu of flowers, can be sent to Veterans of Foreign Wars of the U.S.
P.O. Box 8958 Topeka, KS 66608-9805 or Disabled American Veterans P.O. Box 14301 Cincinnati, OH 45250-0301
Please join us for refreshments after the ceremony at Lewistown Elks. 229 West 3rd Street Lewistown, PA 17044.
Order Flowers