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Peter Brockway Walker

January 31, 1931 — December 16, 2023

Asheville

Peter Brockway Walker

 

Peter Brockway Walker 

 

Beloved husband of Cynthia A Walker, father of Paul and Mark Walker and grandfather of Dallas H.K. Walker,  died peacefully at home in Asheville, North Carolina on the evening of December 16, 2023 at the age of 92.  

 

Born January 31, 1931 in Boston, Massachusetts to Wallace Haynes Walker and Isabella Brockway Walker,  he is a veteran of 29 years in the US Navy,. He retired in 1984 at the rank of Captain having served as legal counsel for several years in the Office of the Judge Advocate General. 

 

He is a graduate of Harvard University and George Washington law school .  After retirement, he received a Master's Degree in French linguistics from George Mason University.  

 

He briefly moved to Florence Oregon in 2000 where he was invited to play the role of Norman Thayer Jr., in a local production of "On Golden Pond".  The performance received favorable reviews. 

 

Peter and Cynthia returned to Asheville in 2002 where they remained until their deaths. Peter enjoyed many years as a member of the Asheville Choral Society.   Peter was preceded in death by Cynthia and Mark Walker.  He is survived by son Paul, grandson Dallas,  brother Clint Walker and his wife Sonja.  

 

A private memorial will be held later. In lieu of flowers, the following organizations are suggested for donations:

 

                                                                   Asheville Choral Society 

                                                                   (ashevillechoralsociety.org)

 

                                                                    MemoryCare

                                                                    (memorycare.org)

 

                                                                    MountainCare Adult Day Services

                                                                    (mountaincareservices.org)

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