Dawson C. "D.C." "Papa Dee"Walker, 84, of East Ridge, passed away Monday, Nov. 19, 2012.He was a member of Woodland Park Baptist Church, East Ridge Lodge #755 F&AM and the Alhambra Shrine. D.C. was retired from Combustion Engineering after 35 years of service. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy. He enjoyed watching his granddaughter play sports and was an avid Atlanta Braves and U.T. Vols fan.He was preceded in death by his wife, Juanita Walker and seven sisters.Survivors include his daughter, Donna (Ted) Broyles; one granddaughter, Emily Broyles (Will) Healy.Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. today at the East Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home, 404 S. Moore Road with Minister Steve Lusk officiating.Burial will be in Tennessee-Georgia Memorial Park.The family will receive friends from 10-11 a.m. today at the funeral home.Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Chattanooga.Please share your thoughts and memories at www.ChattanoogaEastChapel.com.