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Chester “Chet” Earl Walker, Jr., age 67, of Evart, passed away Wednesday, April 5, 2017 at Butterworth Hospital in Grand Rapids, after a short illness.
 
Chet was preceded in death by his parents, Chester & Rose Walker; paternal and maternal grand parents; aunts and uncles; cousins; nieces and nephews.
 
Chet is survived by his wife, Susan (Anderson) Walker; daughters, Maggie (James) Binder, and Kimberly (James) Wing; grandchildren, Brock and Brody Binder, Teijin and Meili Wing; as well as his sister-by-heart, Mary Lentz, and her husband Bob Lentz, along with many loving friends and family.
 
Chet was a business owner, lifetime mechanic, car salesman and for much of his life, he enjoyed playing drums in various country-rock music bands in his spare time.
 
Chet spent six years in the Naval Reserves, doing two years active duty on the USS Guadalcanal as a radioman during the Vietnam War era, spending his tours in the Mediterranean with his home base in Norfolk, VA.
 
A celebration of Chet’s life is being planned for a later time.

Honoring his wishes cremation will take place. Arrangements are entrusted to Michigan Cremation & Funeral Care, Grand Rapids. 

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  1. Margie Mitchell on April 12, 2017 at 7:35 am

    So sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you.



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