Richard “Rick” Walker
LYNN — Richard “Rick” Walker passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2018, at the Kaplan Family Hospice House in Danvers following a long illness. Richard was born on Oct. 17, 1957, in Lynn, the son of Kathleen (Foss) Walker and Donald A. Walker. He was raised and educated in Lynn. Rick worked as a telemarketing/Customer Service Manager for Garelick Farms in Lynn for 35 years. Rick enjoyed life to the fullest. He was a man everyone loved to be around. As an amateur singer, dancer, and comedian, Rick brought life and joy everywhere he went. He was also a selfless man who invested much of his life caring for his mother and sister. Rick was a much loved son, brother, uncle, and friend and will be missed by many.
Richard “Rick” was the son of the late Kathleen and Donald Walker. He leaves three brothers and two sisters. Rick is survived by his sister Kathryn (Walker) and her husband Mark Sewell of Peabody, brother Donald and his wife Ruth Walker of Lynn, brother Robert and his wife Kathleen Walker of Beverly, brother Tim and his wife Sheila Walker of Salem, sister Tammy Walker of Lynn. He is also survived by his two nieces and three nephews – Mark Sewell Jr. and his wife Tarra, Leanne (Sewell) Foye and her husband David, Justin Walker and his wife Meghan, Ashley (Walker) Valletta and her husband Dominic, and Eric Walker.
Service information: Family and friends are invited to attend Rick’s visitation on Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018, from 4-8 p.m. at CUFFE-MCGINN Funeral Home, 157 Maple St., Lynn, MA 01904. His funeral will begin at the funeral home at 10 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 12, 2018 with a Mass of Christian Burial to be celebrated at 11 AM at St. Pius V Church, 215 Maple Street in Lynn. Burial will follow in St. Joseph Cemetery in Lynn. Please visit Cuffemcginn.com for directions or to sign the on-line guest book.