George William “G.W.” Walker, 58, of Chattanooga, went home to be with his Lord on Wednesday, January 4, 2023. He was born on July 19, 1964 in Whitwell, TN to the late Thomas & Christina Patrick Walker and was a 1982 graduate of Whitwell High School. George began his lifelong career at the Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum at the young age of 16 and was involved with Norfolk Southern Steam program as a fireman, conductor, & engineer traveling the eastern seaboard. He met his wife in 1985 in Ashville, N.C. and became General Manager of TVRM in 1989. Mr. Walker was a member and elder at Silverdale Presbyterian Church. Survivors include his loving wife of 34 years, Mary A. Walker; children, Andrew William Walker & Aaron George Walker, all of Chattanooga; brother, Thomas Charles “Charlie” Walker of Whitwell, Tenn.: sisters-in-law, Teresa, Nancy, Jeanne, & Mary Kay; brothers-in-law, Don, Gerry, Phil & Mark; several nieces & nephews. Please share your memories and condolences at ryanfuneralhome.net. A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date at Silverdale Presbyterian Church. Arrangements are under the care of Ryan Funeral Home & Crematory, Trenton, GA.
Published January 8, 2023