Lawrence J. Walker, " Larry", a 35 year resident of Redondo Beach, passed away on Wednesday, September 11, 2013 in Redondo Beach. Born 1934 in Portsmouth Iowa, Lawrence was 79 when he died. Lawrence served in the Army, and was Honorably Discharged from the Reserves in 1961; he was a combat engineer, he also received the medal of conduct. He worked for Pacific Bell for 38 years and retired in 1989. Larry is survived by brother, Reverend Gerald Walker of Laguna Woods, CA; sister, Carolyn Vasi of Torrance, CA; and nephews Sal Vasi, Mark Vasi, Joe LaVoise, Frank Walker, and Tom LaVoise; nieces Barbara Vasi, Carolyn Vasi, Susan Griggs Angela Allison, Donna McNitt, Karen Berardi, and Annette Humphreys. He is survived by 23 great nieces and nephews; and 17 great -great nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by parents Barbara and Bernard Walker, both formerly of Iowa. The Service will be held in the Holy Cross Holy Redeemer Chapel on Saturday September 28, 2013 at 12:00 pm with the graveside ceremony at 1:00 pm. A reception will be held in the Lighthouse Reception Room at Rice Mortuary on the same day from 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm.

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  1. My condolences to the family. In this time of grief, I pray family and friends comfort loved ones. No words can console a broken heart and so I pray family and friends find solace in these Sympathy Poems ~Josh

  2. My condolences to the family. Have not seen any of you in years. I learned of Larry’ passing through Father Jerry. Many prayer to you all.
    Dave Sheeran

  3. Uncle Larry, you have no idea the impact you had on my life. All the summer vacations to Palm Springs, fun in the sun by the pool with the Tamayo family and you were just part of my family like my mom/dad. I also remember the occasional weekend visits to your apartment that had the swimming pool, so much fun with you. You always were happy-go-lucky and always had jokes to make us all laugh €“ it was just part of who you were. I have so many happy memories with you and I am thankful to have those in my heart. You will be missed but I€™m sure you are happy to see my Dad, Grandma/Grandpa, Uncle Jim and Aunt B.A again. I bet you are all playing cards in heaven. Give them all a hug and kiss my kids too for me. I love you Uncle

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