Thomas S. Walker, 73, of Washington, PA, passed away on Wednesday, March 24, 2021. He was born June 21, 1947, in Pittsburgh, PA. He is the son of the late Floyd Joseph and Marie “Bibba” (Shields) Walker.
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Before becoming an accountant, Tom worked at Isaly’s (creators of the Klondike Bar), where he first perfected his self-declared, “World’s Greatest Milkshake.” He served in the Marines during the Vietnam War and was stationed in Okinawa, Japan where he achieved a black belt in Karate. He later owned his own business, Thomas S. Walker Accounting and Tax Service in Washington, PA. He enjoyed listening to music- especially the Doors, Queen, Journey, the Who, and the Four Seasons. He enjoyed telling stories and making people laugh. He was a life-long Steelers fan. He loved reading the National Enquirer and the daily newspaper cover to cover. He enjoyed spending time with his family both in person and over the phone.
Tom is survived by his two sons: Michael Walker of Ohio and Thomas (Debbie) Walker of Illinois and a brother Harvey (Daryl) Walker of Pittsburgh. Along with his parents, Thomas was preceded in death by his wife Cathy (Fonda) Walker.
Tom was a very proud citizen of Washington, PA. In leu of flowers, please consider making a donation to the Washington Drug & Alcohol Commission (wdacinc.org), the City Mission (www.citymission.org) or the Greater Washington County Food Bank (www.gwcfb.org).
Friends and family are invited to attend Thomas's burial service at the National Cemetery of the Alleghenies. 1158 Morgan Road, Bridgeville, PA 15017, June 4, 2021, at 10:30 a.m. All attends are asked to arrive at the cemetery at 10 a.m. and meet/park by the information center. Honors will be preformed by VFW 191.