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Walker McQueary, 88

Services will be held at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home tomorrow, Thursday, April 22, 2004, at 11 a.m. for Walker McQueary.

Mr. McQueary, a resident of Summit Manor Nursing Home, Columbia, and formerly a resident of Lindsey Wilson Street, Columbia, passed away at 5:55 p.m., Monday, April 19, 2004, at Summit Manor.

Visitation begins today Wednesday, April 21, 2004, after 2:30 p.m., at the funeral home.

He was a retired Maintenance Director with 32 years of service at Lindsey Wilson College and a master plumber. He was a member, board member, and Sunday School teacher at Bearwallow United Methodist Church.

He was the son of the late W.P. "Pete" and Maudie Ann Burton McQueary.

He was preceded in death by his wife Della Knight McQueary in 1999 and a daughter Helen McQueary in 1961, a daughter-in-law Reba McQueary in 1997, four brothers, Oley, W.E., Elvin and Ivan McQueary and one sister, Dorothy Corneleous.

He is survived by:
  • One daughter: Evelyn Burton, Campbellsville
  • Six sons: Ralph McQueary and his wife, Juanita, of Columbia; Louis McQueary and his wife Brenda, of Columbia; Rollin McQueary and his wife, Stella, of Campbellsville; Russell McQueary and his wife, Barbara, of Radcliffe; Roy McQueary of Frankfort; and Stephen McQueary and his wife, Sheila, of Louisville
  • Three sisters: Delia Burton of Columbia; Ellen McQuaide, of Columbia, and Mary Jane Walker of Ramsey, Indiana
  • Twelve grandchildren: Beverly Janes, Jamie Murrell, Julie Irvin, Stephanie Wilson, John David, Paul Hunter, Greg, Brian, Mike, Chris, Jeff and Stuart McQueary
  • Fifteen great grandchildren and a host of other relatives and friends.
Clergy officiating at the Thursday morning service will be Bro. Troy Long and Dr. Greg Burton.

Interment will follow in Bearwallow Cemetery.

Pallbearers are grandsons, John David McQueary, Paul Hunter McQueary, Greg McQueary, Brian McQueary, Mike McQueary, Chris McQueary, Stuart McQueary and Jeffrey McQueary.

Family requests in lieu of flowers expression of sympathy be in the form of donations to Bearwallow Cemetery Fund and may be left at the funeral home.

This obituary was made possible through the support of Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home, established in 1922, located at 210 Greensburg Street in Columbia. To reach Louis and Brenda McQueary and Richard and Mary Beth Phelps, phone 270-384-2145, or call our 24-hour community obituary information line, 384-6999. E-mail: you trust, caring for people you love.

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